Chios
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Chios, Greece

May, the last month of the spring, in Chios, is an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 13°C (55.4°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In Chios, the average high-temperature increases, from a comfortable 17°C (62.6°F) in April, to a pleasant 22°C (71.6°F). In Chios, Greece, the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

In Chios, in May, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 24mm (0.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Chios, there are 86 rainfall days, and 520mm (20.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Chios, the average seawater temperature in May is 18.7°C (65.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.7°C (65.7°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 Chios, Greece, is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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 Chios?

In May, in Chios, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How much does it rain in Chios in May?

In May, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout May, 24mm (0.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Chios?

In Chios, in May, the average water temperature is 18.7°C (65.7°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.7°C (65.7°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).

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

In Chios, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chios?

The average sunshine in May in Chios, Greece, is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chios?

In Chios, Greece, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Chios, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 22°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (11°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (19°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Chios, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (122mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Chios, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Chios, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (15.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chios, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).