May weather forecast
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still warm 28.7°C (83.7°F). In Sosúa, the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 33.9°C (93°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Sosúa. Rain falls for 21.8 days and accumulates 100mm (3.94") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Sosúa is 27°C (80.6°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 13h and 5min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 19:05. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 19:17 AST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, Dominican Republic, in May, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is estimated at 33.9°C (93°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Sosúa?

In May, the average relative humidity is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Sosúa?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Sosúa, Dominican Republic. Rain falls for 21.8 days and accumulates 100mm (3.94") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Sosúa?

In May, the rain falls for 21.8 days. Throughout May, 100mm (3.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sosúa?

In May, the average sea temperature in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 27°C (80.6°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 Sosúa?

In May, the average day length in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 13h and 5min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Sosúa?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 19:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 19:17 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Sosúa have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Sosúa?

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Sosúa, Dominican Republic.

How high is the UV index in May in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, Dominican Republic, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average temperature in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average pressure in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1013mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average wind speed in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average wind speed in May: 14.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are October and November (11.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average humidity in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (77%).

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Average rainfall in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in May: 100mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (100mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (39mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall days in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in May: 21.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (15.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sea temperature in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.8°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 58min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average sunshine days in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average sunshine days in May: 5.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average UV index in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average cloud cover in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in May
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

Average visibility in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • 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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