May weather forecast
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Bridgetown, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 28.3°C (82.9°F) and min 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like wind, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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

The average relative humidity in May is 76%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 21.7 days. Throughout May, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 233.8 rainfall days, and 706mm (27.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Bridgetown, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.1°C (82.6°F).
Note: 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 in Bridgetown is 12h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:13. On the last day of May, in Bridgetown, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 18:21 AST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Bridgetown?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 28.3°C (82.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). in May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is calculated to be 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Bridgetown?

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

How much does it rain in Bridgetown in May?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, during May, the rain falls for 21.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.73") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.1°C (82.6°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.

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

The average day length in May is 12h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Bridgetown?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:13. On the last day of the month, in Bridgetown, Barbados, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 18:21 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Bridgetown have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Bridgetown is 9.7h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bridgetown?

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

Average temperature in May
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average temperature in May - Bridgetown, 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average pressure in May - Bridgetown, 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average wind speed in May - Bridgetown, 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

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

The 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall in May - Bridgetown, 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall days in May - Bridgetown, 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 sea temperature in May
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sea temperature in May - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sunshine days in May - Bridgetown, 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
Bridgetown, Barbados

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

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

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

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

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Average visibility in May
Bridgetown, Barbados

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

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

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