May weather forecast and climate
Maceió, Brazil

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn, in Maceió, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 28.5°C (83.3°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still warm 28.5°C (83.3°F). In Maceió, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 33.9°C (93°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The most humid month in Maceió is May, with an average relative humidity of 82.6%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 22 days and typically aggregates up to 382.2mm (15.05") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Maceió, the average seawater temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F).
Note: 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 Maceió is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In Maceió, the average sunshine in May is 6.2h.

UV index

In Maceió, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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. 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 Maceió?

In May, in Maceió, Brazil, the average high-temperature is 28.5°C (83.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 33.9°C (93°F).

What is the most humid month in Maceió?

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 82.6%.

What is the average humidity in May in Maceió?

In Maceió, Brazil, the average relative humidity in May is 82.6%.

What is the wettest month in Maceió?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22 days and accumulates 382.2mm (15.05") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Maceió in May?

In May, in Maceió, Brazil, the rain falls for 22 days. Throughout May, 382.2mm (15.05") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Maceió?

In Maceió, Brazil, the average seawater temperature in May is 27.9°C (82.2°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 Maceió have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Maceió is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Maceió?

In May, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Maceió?

In Maceió, Brazil, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average temperature in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.2°C).

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Average humidity in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average humidity in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average humidity in May: 82.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (82.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74.7%).

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Average rainfall in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall in May: 382.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (382.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (31.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall days in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average sea temperature in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.9°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average daylight in May: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average UV index in May
Maceió, Brazil

Average UV index in May - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).

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