Sainte Croix
Guadeloupe
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe

May, the last month of the spring, in Sainte Croix, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Sainte Croix, the average high-temperature remains equal as in April - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). In Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 169mm (6.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sainte Croix, there are 202 rainfall days, and 2097mm (82.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sainte Croix, the average seawater temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sainte Croix is 12.9h.

Sunshine

March through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Sainte Croix?

In May, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Sainte Croix?

In May, in Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout May, 169mm (6.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sainte Croix?

In May, the average sea temperature in Sainte Croix is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Sainte Croix?

In Sainte Croix, the average length of the day in May is 12.9h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Sainte Croix?

March through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Sainte Croix.

How long on average sun shines in May in Sainte Croix?

The average sunshine in May is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Sainte Croix?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Sainte Croix?

In Sainte Croix, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (21°C).

Average rainfall in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall in May: 169mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (278mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (84mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (13 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Sainte Croix, Guadeloupe
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).