May weather forecast
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

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Weather in May

May in Santa Rosa, Curaçao witnesses a noticeable increase in weather temperatures, with the highest temperature now reaching 27.7°C (81.9°F). Santa Rosa begins to warm up significantly during May, and the increased heat is accompanied by a marginal hike in the month's rainfall, signaling an initial move towards wetter months ahead. Sunshine hours reach a pleasant length during May; nevertheless, the uniform UV index persists, signifying a constant UV radiation risk level. Breezy conditions maintained from previous months mitigate the effect of the heightened temperatures and humid conditions. As summer approaches, the increase in daytime hours highlights the shift in seasons.

Temperature

Santa Rosa's average high-temperature in May is a still moderately hot 27.7°C (81.9°F), marking an insignificant difference from the 27.2°C (81°F) of April. Santa Rosa observes a consistent average low-temperature of 26.9°C (80.4°F) throughout May nights.

Heat index

The heat index for May is computed to be a tropical 32°C (89.6°F). Ongoing activity coupled with exposure often results in weariness and could induce heat cramps.
Heat index details are generally centered around shaded locations and a mild breeze. Being exposed to direct sunshine might trigger a heat index increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'felt air temperature', measures the perceived warmth when incorporating the humidity present in the air. A person's impression of weather can be swayed by numerous aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Consider the fact that direct sun exposure can influence how hot one feels, potentially raising the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly relevant to babies and toddlers. Youngsters generally face more threats than adults given their lesser ability to sweat. Coupled with their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production due to their activities, they are more endangered.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 83%, May is the most humid month in Santa Rosa.

Rainfall

In May, in Santa Rosa, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated. In Santa Rosa, 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 in Santa Rosa is 12h and 41min.
On the first day of May in Santa Rosa, 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

In May, the average sunshine in Santa Rosa, Curaçao, is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Santa Rosa are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa, Curaçao, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: During May, 7 as the daily maximum UV index converts into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. During the period from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UV radiation is highest. Try to avoid direct sunlight during these hours. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half.
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Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Santa Rosa?

The high-temperature, in May, in Santa Rosa, is 27.7°C (81.9°F), while the low-temperature averages to 26.9°C (80.4°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Santa Rosa?

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in May in Santa Rosa?

In Santa Rosa, Curaçao, the average relative humidity in May is 83%.

How many days does it rain in May in Santa Rosa?

In May, in Santa Rosa, Curaçao, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Santa Rosa?

The average day length in May in Santa Rosa is 12h and 41min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Santa Rosa?

On the first day of May in Santa Rosa, 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 long on average sun shines in May in Santa Rosa?

In Santa Rosa, Curaçao, the average sunshine duration in May is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Santa Rosa?

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Rosa.

How high is the UV index in May in Santa Rosa?

In Santa Rosa, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average temperature in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average pressure in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average wind speed in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average humidity in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average rainfall in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average sunshine days in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average UV index in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average cloud cover in May - Santa Rosa, 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
Santa Rosa, Curaçao

Average visibility in May - Santa Rosa, 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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