May weather forecast and climate
Chaniotis, Greece

May, the last month of the spring, in Chaniotis, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 12°C (53.6°F) and max 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Chaniotis, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

Rainfall

In Chaniotis, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.6") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Chaniotis, there are 84 rainfall days, and 601mm (23.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Chaniotis, the average water temperature is 17.9°C (64.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°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).

Daylight

In Chaniotis, the average length of the day is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Chaniotis is 9h.

UV index

In Chaniotis, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Chaniotis?

In May, in Chaniotis, Greece, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How much does it rain in Chaniotis in May?

In Chaniotis, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Chaniotis?

In Chaniotis, in May, the average water temperature is 17.9°C (64.2°F). For most, swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Chaniotis have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Chaniotis, Greece, is 14.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chaniotis?

In Chaniotis, Greece, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Chaniotis?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Chaniotis, Greece, is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2°C).

Average rainfall in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (87mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (25mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (13.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Chaniotis, Greece
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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