May weather forecast
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California
Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 61.9°F (16.6°C) and an average low of 50°F (10°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - an enjoyable 61.9°F (16.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is 50°F (10°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is 78%.

Rainfall

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, during 4.2 rainfall days, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, there are 70 rainfall days, and 11.93" (303mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average seawater temperature in May is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Carmel-by-the-Sea is 14h and 8min.
On the first day of May in Carmel-by-the-Sea, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:19 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

UV index

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Carmel-by-the-Sea?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 61.9°F (16.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 50°F (10°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

How many days does it rain in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in May, it is raining for 4.2 days, with typically 0.47" (12mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in May, the average water temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C). Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in May?

In May, the average day length in Carmel-by-the-Sea is 14h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 8:19 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in May?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average temperature in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 61.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (69.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 50°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (46.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average pressure in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June, August and September (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average wind speed in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average humidity in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.48").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sea temperature in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 54.2°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 24.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average UV index in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in May
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Average visibility in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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