May weather forecast
Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao

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Weather in May

May in Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, is somewhat hotter, with temperatures peaking at 27.7°C (81.9°F) in the day. Thanks to the islands' tropical climate, the nights remain comfortably cool even as the daytime temperatures peak. Longer sunshine hours make May a bright and vibrant month. The wind speed rises to a gust of 45.8km/h (28.5mph), making it the windiest month thus far. Despite the increased wind speed, the visibility remains a steady 10 km, ensuring clear views and picture-perfect vistas.

Temperature

Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, observes an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 27.7°C (81.9°F) in May, barely different from 27.2°C (81°F) in April. In May, Nieuw Nederland temperatures settle at a low of 26.9°C (80.4°F) during the nights, reflecting a minor change from daytime highs.

Heat index

The average heat index in May is appraised at a hot 32°C (89.6°F). Exhaustion might be the outcome of enduring exposure and continuous activity, with a risk of heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. The direct sun can potentially cause the heat index to increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', is a single figure representing how weather conditions feel when combining temperature and humidity. The influence of weather can be personal, changing with an individual's body mass, height, and level of physical exertion. Awareness is key; direct sunlight can enhance the weather's impact, possibly boosting the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold particular importance for children. Young individuals usually face greater risks than adults as their sweat production is less. Also, their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and the high heat generation due to their activity contributes to their vulnerability.

Humidity

The most humid month in Nieuw Nederland is May, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, in May, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 34mm (1.34") of accumulated precipitation. In Nieuw Nederland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 220.5 days and collects up to 653mm (25.71") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 41min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:49. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:57 AST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum daily UV index of 7 during May morphs into the following directions:
Persist with precautions and heed sun safety advice. Prevention of sunburn is compulsory. During the period from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UV radiation is highest. Try to avoid direct sunlight during these hours. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in May in Nieuw Nederland?

Nieuw Nederland in May has an average high-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.9°C (80.4°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Nieuw Nederland?

With an average relative humidity of 83%, May is the most humid month in Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao.

What is the average humidity in May in Nieuw Nederland?

The average relative humidity in May is 83%.

How much does it rain in Nieuw Nederland in May?

In Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 34mm (1.34") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Nieuw Nederland?

In May, the average day length is 12h and 41min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Nieuw Nederland?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 18:49. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:57 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Nieuw Nederland have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, is 9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Nieuw Nederland?

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

When is the lowest UV index in Nieuw Nederland?

The months with the lowest UV index in Nieuw Nederland are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Nieuw Nederland?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao

Average temperature in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
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Average pressure in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
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Average wind speed in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average wind speed in May: 32km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (34.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (24.6km/h).

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Average humidity in May
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Average humidity in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October, November and December (78%).

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Average rainfall in May
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Average rainfall in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall in May: 34mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
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Average rainfall days in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13.9 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
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Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are March, April and December (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
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Average sunshine days in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (3.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
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Average UV index in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The 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
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Average cloud cover in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in May
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Average visibility in May - Nieuw Nederland, Curaçao
  • 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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