Airlie Beach
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Airlie Beach, Australia

May, the last month of the autumn, in Airlie Beach, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 17°C (62.6°F) and 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F) in April, to a still warm 25°C (77°F). In Airlie Beach, in May, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

In Airlie Beach, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Airlie Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 99 days and collects up to 1579mm (62.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Airlie Beach, the average seawater temperature is 25°C (77°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are February through July, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Airlie Beach is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. 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 Airlie Beach?

In May, the average high-temperature is 25°C (77°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Airlie Beach?

In Airlie Beach, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Airlie Beach?

In May, the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°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 Airlie Beach have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Airlie Beach, Australia, is 11.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Airlie Beach?

Months with the least sunshine in Airlie Beach, Australia, are February through July, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Airlie Beach?

In May, the average sunshine in Airlie Beach, Australia, is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Airlie Beach?

In Airlie Beach, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average high temperature in May: 25°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average rainfall in May: 104mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (304mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (19mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 25°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (22°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average daylight in May: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Airlie Beach, Australia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).