Palekastro
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Palekastro, Greece

May, the last month of the spring, in Palekastro, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low of 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

In Palekastro, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 20°C (68°F) in April, to a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Palekastro, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 14mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Palekastro, Greece, there are 68 rainfall days, and 599mm (23.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Palekastro, Greece, the average water 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 May, the average length of the day is 14h.

Sunshine

In Palekastro, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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 Palekastro?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Palekastro, is 23°C (73.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Palekastro?

In Palekastro, in May, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 14mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Palekastro?

In May, the average sea temperature in Palekastro 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).

How many hours of daylight does Palekastro have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Palekastro have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Palekastro?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 23°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 (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 14mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (128mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Palekastro, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Palekastro, 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 January, February and March (16°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palekastro, 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

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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

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