May weather forecast and climate
Bishops, Barbados

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Bishops, Barbados, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.8°C (80.2°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F).

Temperature

In Bishops, Barbados, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 28.3°C (82.9°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 32.2°C (90°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Bishops, in May, during 21.7 rainfall days, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bishops, there are 233.8 rainfall days, and 706mm (27.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In Bishops, Barbados, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Bishops?

In Bishops, in May, the average high-temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 32.2°C (90°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Bishops?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bishops is 76%.

How much does it rain in Bishops in May?

In Bishops, Barbados, in May, it is raining for 21.7 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Bishops?

In May, the average length of the day in Bishops, Barbados, is 12.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bishops?

In Bishops, the average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Bishops?

Months with the highest UV index in Bishops are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Bishops?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bishops?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bishops, Barbados, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average temperature in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

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Average pressure in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average pressure in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average wind speed in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average wind speed in May: 25.8km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (19.4km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average humidity in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average rainfall in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in May: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average rainfall days in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in May: 21.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average daylight in May: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average sunshine days in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average sunshine days in May: 4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (1.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average UV index in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average cloud cover in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Bishops, Barbados

Average visibility in May - Bishops, Barbados
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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