May weather forecast
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, the average high-temperature in May remains the same as in April - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In Virgin Gorda, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Virgin Gorda, in May, during 16 rainfall days, 129mm (5.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Virgin Gorda, during the entire year, the rain falls for 209 days and collects up to 1262mm (49.69") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, in May, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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 May in Virgin Gorda is 13h and 1min.
On the first day of May in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:40 and sunset at 18:50 AST.

Sunshine

In Virgin Gorda, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Virgin Gorda in May?

In May, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout May, 129mm (5.08") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Virgin Gorda?

In Virgin Gorda, in May, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

How many hours of daylight does Virgin Gorda have in May?

In Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, the average day length in May is 13h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Virgin Gorda?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, sunrise is at 05:40 and sunset at 18:50 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Virgin Gorda have in May?

In Virgin Gorda, the average sunshine duration in May is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Virgin Gorda?

The months with the highest UV index in Virgin Gorda are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Virgin Gorda?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Virgin Gorda is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average temperature in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average high temperature in May: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (21°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall in May: 129mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (161mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (54mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall days in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average sea temperature in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 13min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 2min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in May
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Average UV index in May - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).

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