Protaras
Cyprus
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Protaras, Cyprus

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Protaras, Cyprus, with average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 23°C (73.4°F) in April, to a still warm 26°C (78.8°F). In Protaras, Cyprus, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In Protaras, Cyprus, during May, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 13mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Protaras, Cyprus, there are 63 rainfall days, and 432mm (17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Protaras, the average water temperature is 21.1°C (70°F).
Note: Swimming in 21.1°C (70°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Protaras?

In May, in Protaras, Cyprus, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Protaras?

In Protaras, Cyprus, in May, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 13mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Protaras?

In May, the average sea temperature is 21.1°C (70°F). For most, swimming in 21.1°C (70°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).

How many hours of daylight does Protaras have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Protaras is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Protaras?

The average sunshine in May in Protaras, Cyprus, is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Protaras?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average high temperature in May: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average rainfall in May: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (101mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average sea temperature in May: 21.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in May - Protaras, Cyprus
  • Average UV index in May: 9

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).