The warmth intensifies a bit in the month of May
, but the city continues to bask in the sunshine for the better part of the month. A slight increment in precipitation does not largely affect outdoor plans as rainfall remains comparatively low, at 20mm (0.79"). The weather is perfect for trekking through Punda's picturesque landscapes. Numerous cultural events and festivities take place in May, further enhancing the allure of this period. Therefore, this period is another lovely time to make the most of Punda's diversified offering.
Punda records an average high-temperature of a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F) in May, closely mirroring the climate of the previous month. Punda experiences an average low-temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of May.
May's heat index is appraised at a scorching 42°C (107.6°F). Implement more safety precautions, heat cramps and heat exhaustion may happen. Persistent activity could induce heatstroke.
Heat index readings emphasize conditions of light breezes and shaded spots. The heat index might be elevated by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees due to direct sun exposure.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Depending on the activity and the individual's heat perception, which may vary due to factors including wind, clothing, and metabolic variations, this effect remains subjective. The sun, when shining directly, can have a significant impact on the perceived temperature, increasing the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Youngsters frequently overlook the need for breaks and fluid intake. Thirst is an advanced sign of dehydration - thereby highlighting the importance of keeping hydrated, particularly during long physical activities.
In response to overheating, the human body perspires to cool down, mainly through the evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. Inadequate heat shedding in the face of rising body temperatures hints at potential dehydration risks.
In May, the average relative humidity is 77.2%.
In Punda, in May, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 20mm (0.79") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Punda, there are 69.4 rainfall days, and 553mm (21.77") of precipitation is accumulated.
In May, the average length of the day in Punda is 12h and 41min.
On the first day of May in Punda, Curaçao
, 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.
In Punda, the average sunshine in May is 8.3h.