Mar del Plata
Argentina
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Mar del Plata, Argentina

May, the last month of the autumn, in Mar del Plata, is another comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 16.8°C (62.2°F) and an average low of 6.4°C (43.5°F).

Temperature

In Mar del Plata, the average high-temperature in May marginally drops, from a pleasant 20.5°C (68.9°F) in April, to an enjoyable 16.8°C (62.2°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In May, in Mar del Plata, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout May, 73.5mm (2.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Mar del Plata, there are 107 rainfall days, and 923.6mm (36.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

In Mar del Plata, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in May in Mar del Plata?

In Mar del Plata, Argentina, in May, the average high-temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Mar del Plata?

In Mar del Plata, the average relative humidity in May is 83%.

How much does it rain in Mar del Plata in May?

In Mar del Plata, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 73.5mm (2.9") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Mar del Plata?

In May, the average sea temperature in Mar del Plata, Argentina, is 14.8°C (58.6°F). Swimming in 14.8°C (58.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Mar del Plata?

The average length of the day in May is 10.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Mar del Plata?

In Mar del Plata, Argentina, the average sunshine in May is 5.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Mar del Plata?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Mar del Plata is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (13.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (14.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (3.8°C).

Average humidity in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (76%).

Average rainfall in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average rainfall in May: 73.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (107mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (54.9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October, November and December (10 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average sea temperature in May: 14.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (10.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average daylight in May: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).