Weather in Normandy, France in May

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May is a cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Normandy and not really recommended. May is too cold for swimming in Normandy for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Normandy in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Normandy in May

The average maximum temperature in Normandy in May is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Normandy in May is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 10° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Normandy in May is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Normandy in May

The average day light hours per day in Normandy in May are 15.4 and there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Normandy 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 Normandy in May

The average sea water temperature in Normandy in May is 16.3° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Normandy in May

The average total rainfall in Normandy in May is 2.7cm and on average there are 15.8 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Normandy in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Normandy in May is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Normandy in May is typically 94.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 94% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Normandy in May is typically 78.8%. The average relative humidity is 78.5% in the previous month and 77.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Normandy in May

The average maximum wind speed in Normandy in May is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Normandy in May is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

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

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