Weather in Carteret Beach, Normandy, France in May

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Visiting Carteret Beach, Normandy, France in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Carteret Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). May is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Carteret Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

In May, the weather at Carteret Beach becomes more pleasant, with more sunny days and milder temperatures. The sea starts to warm up, making it more suitable for swimming and sunbathing. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular as the winds are still strong enough to create good conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Carteret Beach in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Carteret Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Carteret Beach in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Carteret Beach?

Probably not, May is not a good time for a holiday in Carteret Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Carteret Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (60°F). May is too cold for swimming in Carteret Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Carteret Beach warm in May?

No, Carteret Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Carteret Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Carteret Beach in May are 15.3. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Carteret Beach in May

May marks the beginning of warmer weather, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 16°C. The beach starts to see more visitors, especially during the May 1st (Labour Day) and May 8th (Victory Day) public holidays. However, it is not extremely crowded.

Temperature in Carteret Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 10°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Carteret Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.3 per day in Carteret Beach. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Carteret Beach in May is typically 6.9 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Carteret Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Carteret Beach in May is 15.3°C (59.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Humidity in Carteret Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Carteret Beach in May is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Carteret Beach in May is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.6% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Carteret Beach in May is typically 78.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.4% in the previous month and 78.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Carteret Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Carteret Beach in May is typically 30KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Carteret Beach in May is typically 20KM/H (12MPH). The average wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Carteret Beach in May is from the North West.

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