May weather forecast
Iquique, Chile

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is another pleasant month in Iquique, Chile, with an average temperature ranging between min 15.4°C (59.7°F) and max 20.6°C (69.1°F).

Temperature

In Iquique, Chile, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a still pleasant 20.6°C (69.1°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Humidity

April and May, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In Iquique, in May, during 0.8 rainfall days, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Iquique, Chile, during the entire year, the rain falls for 17.8 days and collects up to 15mm (0.59") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Iquique, in May, the average water temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Iquique, the average length of the day in May is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:18. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 07:08 and sunset at 18:07 -04.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January, February, April, May, July and December, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Iquique?

The months with the highest humidity in Iquique are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Iquique?

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

How much does it rain in Iquique in May?

In Iquique, Chile, in May, it is raining for 0.8 days, with typically 1mm (0.04") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Iquique?

In Iquique, Chile, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.1°C (66.4°F). For most, swimming in 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

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

In Iquique, Chile, the average day length in May is 11h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Iquique?

On the first day of May in Iquique, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:18. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:08 and sunset at 18:07 -04.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Iquique?

The months with the least sunshine in Iquique are January, February, April, May, July and December, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Iquique have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Iquique, Chile, is 9.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Iquique?

The months with the lowest UV index in Iquique, Chile, are April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in May in Iquique?

In Iquique, Chile, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Iquique, Chile

Average temperature in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (23.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (18°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (12.1°C).

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Average pressure in May
Iquique, Chile

Average pressure in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Iquique, Chile

Average wind speed in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Iquique, Chile

Average humidity in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are April and May (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, August, September, October, November and December (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Iquique, Chile

Average rainfall in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Iquique, Chile

Average rainfall days in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (2.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Iquique, Chile

Average sea temperature in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (22.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (16.8°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Iquique, Chile

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 10min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 48min

The months with the most sunshine are March, June, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, April, May, July and December (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Iquique, Chile

Average sunshine days in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average sunshine days in May: 28.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (24.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Iquique, Chile

Average UV index in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February and March (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Iquique, Chile

Average cloud cover in May - Iquique, Chile
  • Average cloud cover in May: 11

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 16).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in May
Iquique, Chile

Average visibility in May - Iquique, Chile
  • 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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