Sosúa
Dominican Republic
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Sosúa, Dominican Republic

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a hot 33.9°C (93°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 21.8 days and typically aggregates up to 100mm (3.94") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sosúa, in May, the average water temperature 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 13.1h.

Sunshine

In Sosúa, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

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). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 33.9°C (93°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Sosúa?

In May, the average relative humidity in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, is 80%.

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 wettest month in Sosúa?

The month with the most rainfall in Sosúa is May when the rain falls for 21.8 days and typically aggregates up to 100mm (3.94") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sosúa?

In Sosúa, in May, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Sosúa have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 13.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Sosúa?

In May, the average sunshine in Sosúa is 9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Sosúa?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Sosúa is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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).

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).

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sosúa, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in May: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • 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).

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

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