May weather forecast
Rhodes, Greece

The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece
The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Rhodes, is a pleasant month, with an average temperature ranging between min 19.1°C (66.4°F) and max 21.9°C (71.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from an enjoyable 18.6°C (65.5°F) in April to a pleasant 21.9°C (71.4°F). In Rhodes, Greece, the average low-temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F).

Humidity

In Rhodes, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

Rainfall

In Rhodes, during May, the rain falls for 5.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 10mm (0.39") of precipitation. In Rhodes, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.6 days and collects up to 390mm (15.35") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Rhodes, in May, the average water temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.2°C (68.4°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 Rhodes, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 7min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 19:54. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 20:18 EEST.

Sunshine

In Rhodes, the average sunshine in May is 11.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Rhodes, Greece, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, Greece, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, in May, during 5.9 rainfall days, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, the average seawater temperature in May is 20.2°C (68.4°F). Swimming in 20.2°C (68.4°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 Rhodes have in May?

In Rhodes, Greece, the average day length in May is 14h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Rhodes?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 19:54. On the last day of the month, in Rhodes, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 20:18 EEST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, the average sunshine duration in May is 11.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Rhodes?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average temperature in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°C).

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Average pressure in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average pressure in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average wind speed in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average wind speed in May: 14.9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (22.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (14.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average humidity in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, April and June (70%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (66%).

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Average rainfall in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average rainfall in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (80mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average rainfall days in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.2 days).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average sea temperature in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 20.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 44min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average sunshine days in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average UV index in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average cloud cover in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average cloud cover in May: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in May
Rhodes, Greece

Average visibility in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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