English Harbour
Antigua and Barbuda
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

May, the last month of the spring, in English Harbour, is a hot month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In English Harbour, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a tropical 30°C (86°F). In English Harbour, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In English Harbour, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.6") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, there are 188 rainfall days, and 1040mm (40.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.9h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, are January through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in English Harbour?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in English Harbour in May?

In English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, in May, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 91mm (3.6") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in English Harbour?

In English Harbour, in May, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does English Harbour have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.9h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in English Harbour?

Months with the most sunshine are January through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does English Harbour have in May?

The average sunshine in May in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in English Harbour?

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in English Harbour.

What is the UV index intensity in May in English Harbour?

In English Harbour, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August and September (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average rainfall in May: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (140mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (37mm).

Average rainfall days in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (12 days).

Average sea temperature in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).