Falmouth
Antigua and Barbuda
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Falmouth, Antigua and Barbuda

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

Temperature

In Falmouth, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a hot 30°C (86°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Falmouth, Antigua and Barbuda, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.6") of precipitation. In Falmouth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 188 days and collects up to 1040mm (40.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Falmouth, the average seawater temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Falmouth?

In May, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Falmouth?

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

What is the water temperature in May in Falmouth?

In May, the average sea temperature in Falmouth, Antigua and Barbuda, is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Falmouth have in May?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Falmouth?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Falmouth?

In May, the average sunshine is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Falmouth?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Falmouth?

In Falmouth, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Falmouth, 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 - Falmouth, 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 - Falmouth, 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 - Falmouth, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Falmouth, 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 - Falmouth, 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).