Saunders Island Settlement
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a frosty month in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), with average temperature fluctuating between 8°C (46.4°F) and 1°C (33.8°F).

Temperature

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a fresh 11°C (51.8°F) in April, to a chilly 8°C (46.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Saunders Island Settlement, is 1°C (33.8°F).

Rainfall

In Saunders Island Settlement, during May, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 43mm (1.7") of precipitation. In Saunders Island Settlement, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113 days and collects up to 452mm (17.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average seawater temperature in May is 8°C (46.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 8°C (46.4°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 8.8h.

Sunshine

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average sunshine is 3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Saunders Island Settlement?

In May, in Saunders Island Settlement, the average high-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 1°C (33.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, in May, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 43mm (1.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), in May, the average water temperature is 8°C (46.4°F). Swimming in 8°C (46.4°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 Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average length of the day in May is 8.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Saunders Island Settlement?

In May, the average sunshine in Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), is 3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Saunders Island Settlement?

In Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average daily maximum UV index in May is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average high temperature in May: 8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (15°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July and August (0°C).

Average rainfall in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall in May: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (53mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (28mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August, September and October (8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average sea temperature in May: 8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (10°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (6°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average daylight in May: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 3h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in May - Saunders Island Settlement, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Average UV index in May: 1

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 0).