Kuressaare
Estonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kuressaare, Estonia

The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in Kuressaare, Estonia, with average temperature varying between 5°C (41°F) and 12°C (53.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 6°C (42.8°F) in April, to a fresh 12°C (53.6°F). In Kuressaare, Estonia, in May, the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Kuressaare, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 35mm (1.4") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kuressaare, Estonia, there are 170 rainfall days, and 592mm (23.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kuressaare, Estonia, the average water temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Kuressaare, the average length of the day in May is 16.8h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Kuressaare is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Kuressaare?

In May, in Kuressaare, the average high-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

How much does it rain in Kuressaare in May?

In May, in Kuressaare, Estonia, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 35mm (1.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Kuressaare?

In May, the average sea temperature is 6°C (42.8°F). Swimming in 6°C (42.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kuressaare?

In May, the average length of the day in Kuressaare is 16.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuressaare have in May?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kuressaare?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average high temperature in May: 12°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (19°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (13°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-6°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average rainfall in May: 35mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (71mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May and June (10 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average daylight in May: 16.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 1).

Average UV index in May - Kuressaare, Estonia
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).