Sitia
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Sitia, Greece

A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
A stunning panorama of the hilly seaside city of Sitia, Greece, with boats on the calm blue water on a beautiful sunny day, clear blue skies above
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Sitia, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15°C (59°F) and an average high of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Sitia, Greece, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a comfortable 19°C (66.2°F) in April, to a warm 23°C (73.4°F). In Sitia, Greece, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Sitia, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 15mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sitia, there are 68 rainfall days, and 616mm (24.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sitia, Greece, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.6°C (67.3°F). Swimming in 19.6°C (67.3°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 Sitia, Greece, is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

In May, 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 rays for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Sitia?

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

How much does it rain in Sitia in May?

In Sitia, during May, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sitia?

In Sitia, Greece, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.6°C (67.3°F). For most, swimming in 19.6°C (67.3°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).

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Sitia have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Sitia is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Sitia?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Sitia, 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 (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Sitia, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (130mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Sitia, 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 - Sitia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sitia, 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 and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Sitia, 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).