May weather forecast and climate
Malia, Greece

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Malia, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 13°C (55.4°F) and an average high of 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In Malia, in May, the average high-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

In Malia, Greece, in May, during 4 rainfall days, 22mm (0.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 74 rainfall days, and 818mm (32.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). Swimming in 19°C (66.2°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

In Malia, Greece, the average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Malia, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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 Malia?

In Malia, Greece, in May, the average high-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How much does it rain in Malia in May?

In May, in Malia, Greece, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout May, 22mm (0.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Malia?

In Malia, Greece, the average seawater temperature in May is 19°C (66.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°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).

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

The average length of the day in May in Malia is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Malia?

In May, the average sunshine in Malia is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Malia?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Malia, Greece, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 21°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (13°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 22mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (169mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Malia, Greece
  • Average UV index in May: 9

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).

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