May weather forecast and climate
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

A view of the Road Town in the British Virgin Islands from the Mount Sage National Park in Tortola
A view of the Road Town in the British Virgin Islands from the Mount Sage National Park in Tortola

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Road Town, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 26.1°C (79°F) and max 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Temperature

In Road Town, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still warm 27.3°C (81.1°F). In Road Town, British Virgin Islands, in May, the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), and activity. 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 average relative humidity in May is 78%.

Rainfall

In Road Town, during 23.1 rainfall days, 79mm (3.11") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, there are 262.1 rainfall days, and 835mm (32.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13h.

Sunshine

In Road Town, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Road Town are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. Months with the lowest UV index in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Road Town?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, is 27.3°C (81.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in May is evaluated at 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Road Town?

In May, the average relative humidity in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in May in Road Town?

In May, the rain falls for 23.1 days. Throughout May, 79mm (3.11") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Road Town?

In May, the average length of the day in Road Town is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Road Town have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Road Town is 10.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Road Town?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Road Town?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Road Town?

In Road Town, British Virgin Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average temperature in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (28.9°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (24.7°C).

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Average pressure in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average pressure in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average wind speed in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average wind speed in May: 21.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (18.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average humidity in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March, October and December (75%).

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Average rainfall in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall in May: 79mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and October (113mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall days in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall days in May: 23.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (17.5 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average daylight in May: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average sunshine days in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average sunshine days in May: 3.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (7.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average UV index in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • 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
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average cloud cover in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

Months with the most cloud cover are May, July and August (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in May
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average visibility in May - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • 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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