May weather forecast
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Flying Fish Cove, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 23.7°C (74.7°F) and 28.1°C (82.6°F).

Temperature

In Flying Fish Cove, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a still warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

May through July and November, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are the most humid months in Flying Fish Cove.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 22.8 days and typically aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Flying Fish Cove, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11h and 38min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 17:46. On the last day of May, in Flying Fish Cove, sunrise is at 06:08 and sunset at 17:41 +07.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Flying Fish Cove?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Flying Fish Cove, is 28.1°C (82.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What are the most humid months in Flying Fish Cove?

The months with the highest humidity in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, are May through July and November, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

What is the average humidity in May in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, the average relative humidity in May is 82%.

What is the wettest month in Flying Fish Cove?

The month with the most rainfall in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, is May, when the rain falls for 22.8 days and typically aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, during May, the rain falls for 22.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Flying Fish Cove?

In May, the average day length in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, is 11h and 38min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Flying Fish Cove?

On the first day of May in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 17:46. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:08 and sunset at 17:41 +07.

How many hours of sunshine does Flying Fish Cove have in May?

In Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove?

May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Flying Fish Cove?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Flying Fish Cove is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average temperature in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (26.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.7°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January and December (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average pressure in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1011.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average wind speed in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (15.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (8.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average humidity in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average humidity in May: 82%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and November (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (78%).

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Average rainfall in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average rainfall in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall in May: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (140mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average rainfall days in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (13.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average sea temperature in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.6°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (26.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 4min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average sunshine days in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average sunshine days in May: 4.4 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and August (7.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average UV index in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March and April (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average cloud cover in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average visibility in May - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • 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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