Skopelos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Skopelos, Greece

May, the last month of the spring, in Skopelos, is a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between max 22°C (71.6°F) and min 12°C (53.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a comfortable 17°C (62.6°F) in April, to a pleasant 22°C (71.6°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

Rainfall

In Skopelos, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 36mm (1.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Skopelos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 80 days and collects up to 737mm (29") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Skopelos, the average seawater temperature in May is 17.9°C (64.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°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).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Skopelos is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index 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 for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Skopelos?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Skopelos, Greece, is 22°C (71.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How much does it rain in Skopelos in May?

In Skopelos, Greece, during May, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Skopelos?

In May, the average sea temperature in Skopelos, Greece, is 17.9°C (64.2°F). For most, swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°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 Skopelos?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Skopelos have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Skopelos?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Skopelos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 22°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (18°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Skopelos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (121mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (22mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Skopelos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Skopelos, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (14.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Skopelos, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).