Rhodes
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Rhodes, Greece

The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
May, the last month of the spring, in Rhodes, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15.8°C (60.4°F) and an average high of 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an agreeable 20°C (68°F) in April, to a warm 24.2°C (75.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Rhodes, is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 64.4%.

Rainfall

In Rhodes, Greece, during May, the rain falls for 4.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 18.6mm (0.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 85.5 rainfall days, and 703mm (27.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Rhodes, in May, the average water temperature 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).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Rhodes, Greece, is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, in May, the average high-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, the average relative humidity in May is 64.4%.

How many days does it rain in May in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, Greece, during May, the rain falls for 4.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 18.6mm (0.7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Rhodes?

In May, the average sea temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F). For most, swimming in 20.2°C (68.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Rhodes have in May?

In Rhodes, Greece, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rhodes have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Rhodes is 11h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Rhodes?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Rhodes is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 24.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8.8°C).

Average humidity in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average humidity in May: 64.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (57.6%).

Average rainfall in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 18.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (157.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.1 days).

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

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

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).