Lefkada
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Lefkada, Greece

A ship docked on the glorious white sandy beach of Katsiki, with people having fun, and a view of the mountainous region up above
A ship docked on the glorious white sandy beach of Katsiki, with people having fun, and a view of the mountainous region up above
May, the last month of the spring, in Lefkada, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 24°C (75.2°F) and min 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

In Lefkada, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a pleasant 20°C (68°F) in April, to a moderately hot 24°C (75.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Lefkada, is 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

In Lefkada, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 44mm (1.7") of precipitation. In Lefkada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 108 days and collects up to 1060mm (41.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Lefkada is 19.4°C (66.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.4°C (66.9°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 May, the average length of the day in Lefkada is 14.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Lefkada is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Lefkada is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn 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. 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 Lefkada?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Lefkada, is 24°C (75.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, in May, during 8 rainfall days, 44mm (1.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Lefkada?

In Lefkada, Greece, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.4°C (66.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.4°C (66.9°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 Lefkada?

The average length of the day in May in Lefkada is 14.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lefkada have in May?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Lefkada?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Lefkada is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 24°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (186mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (9mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Lefkada, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.4°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).