May weather forecast
Alexandria, Egypt

The majestic grandeur of the Sidi Yaqut al-Ashri mosque in Alexandria, Egypt
The majestic grandeur of the Sidi Yaqut al-Ashri mosque in Alexandria, Egypt

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Alexandria, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 16.6°C (61.9°F) and 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Temperature

In Alexandria, the average high-temperature in May is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 26.5°C (79.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Alexandria, is 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Humidity

In Alexandria, the average relative humidity in May is 66%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains in Alexandria, Egypt. During 1 rainfall days, in May, Alexandria aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 46.8 rainfall days, and 196mm (7.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Alexandria is 20.8°C (69.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 20.8°C (69.4°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 in Alexandria is 13h and 44min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 6:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:57 am and sunset at 6:58 pm EET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Alexandria is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, in May, the average high-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, the average relative humidity in May is 66%.

What is the last month it rains in Alexandria?

May is the last month it rains in Alexandria. During 1 rainfall days, in May, Alexandria aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, Egypt, the average seawater temperature in May is 20.8°C (69.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.8°C (69.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Alexandria have in May?

In May, the average day length is 13h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Alexandria?

On the first day of May in Alexandria, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 6:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:57 am and sunset at 6:58 pm EET.

How long on average sun shines in May in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, the average sunshine duration in May is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Alexandria?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average temperature in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in May: 26.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.1°C).

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Average humidity in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average humidity in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (65%).

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Average rainfall in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average rainfall in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (52.8mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average rainfall days in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average sea temperature in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average sea temperature in May: 20.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

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Average UV index in May
Alexandria, Egypt

Average UV index in May - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average UV index in May: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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