May weather forecast
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

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Weather in May

May's arrival signifies a noticeable jump in the temperature trend coined in preceding months. The days turn visibly longer, and the sun starts to beat down a little more strongly. A pivot from 66mm (2.6") rainfall in April to 58mm (2.28") reciprocates with the delightful sights and fragrances of blooming tropical flowers. The gentle sea breeze offers a respite from the rising temperatures. The month ends on a warm note, setting the stage for the impending summer.

Temperature

The introduction of May sees an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F), hardly deviating from April. Deshaies's May nights exhibit a subtle drop in temperature, averaging at a still moderately hot 26.2°C (79.2°F), closely aligned with the daytime highs.

Heat index

May's average heat index is computed to be a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Fatigue might occur with continuous exposure and activity, potentially causing heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunshine, the heat index could climb by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is personal, shaped by the individual's physical activity and heat sensitivity, influenced by factors including wind, clothing, and metabolic variances. Keep in mind that direct sunshine exposure can amplify the weather's effects, possibly increasing the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold particular significance for children. Juveniles often do not understand the need to recuperate and rehydrate. Thirst is a delayed symptom of dehydration - hence, it is vital to maintain hydration, particularly during ongoing physical activities.

Humidity

May, July, August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In Deshaies, in May, during 23.7 rainfall days, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Deshaies, during the entire year, the rain falls for 261.2 days and collects up to 839mm (33.03") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 54min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of May, in Deshaies, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 18:36 AST.

Sunshine

In Deshaies, the average sunshine in May is 9.8h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The UV index of 7 during May translates into the following guidance:
Use protective steps and abide by sun safety guidelines. Safeguarding against skin and eye harm is necessary. Avoid direct Sun exposure and seek shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak, but keep in mind that not all shade structures provide complete protection. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Deshaies in May?

An average high-temperature, in May, in Deshaies, is 27.9°C (82.2°F) and the average low-temperature is 26.2°C (79.2°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What are the most humid months in Deshaies?

May, July, August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in Deshaies.

What is the average humidity in May in Deshaies?

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Deshaies?

In May, in Deshaies, Guadeloupe, the rain falls for 23.7 days. Throughout May, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The average day length in May is 12h and 54min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Deshaies?

On the first day of May in Deshaies, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 18:36 AST.

How many hours of sunshine does Deshaies have in May?

In Deshaies, Guadeloupe, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Deshaies?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Deshaies, Guadeloupe.

When is the lowest UV index in Deshaies?

The months with the lowest UV index in Deshaies, Guadeloupe, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Deshaies?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Deshaies, Guadeloupe, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average temperature in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (24.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average pressure in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1016mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average wind speed in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average wind speed in May: 22.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (18.1km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average humidity in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, July, August and November (77%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (75%).

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Average rainfall in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average rainfall in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall in May: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (119mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (31mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average rainfall days in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall days in May: 23.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (16.9 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average sunshine days in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (9.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average UV index in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average cloud cover in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Average visibility in May - Deshaies, Guadeloupe
  • 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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