Eilat
Israel
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Eilat, Israel

May, the last month of the spring, in Eilat, is a very hot month, with average temperature varying between 21.5°C (70.7°F) and 35.4°C (95.7°F).

Temperature

In Eilat, Israel, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a hot 31.1°C (88°F) in April, to a torrid 35.4°C (95.7°F). In Eilat, the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 16%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 0.7 rainfall days, Eilat aggregates 1mm (0") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Eilat, there are 10.6 rainfall days, and 28.7mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Eilat, Israel, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Eilat is 10.3h.

UV index

In Eilat, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 in May interpret into the following advice:
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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Eilat?

In May, in Eilat, the average high-temperature is 35.4°C (95.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Eilat?

The average relative humidity in May in Eilat, Israel, is 16%.

What is the last month it rains in Eilat?

May is the last month it rains in Eilat, Israel. During 0.7 rainfall days, in May, Eilat aggregates 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Eilat?

In May, the average sea temperature in Eilat is 25°C (77°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.

How many hours of daylight does Eilat have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Eilat is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Eilat have in May?

In Eilat, the average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Eilat?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Eilat, Israel, is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average high temperature in May: 35.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (39.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.6°C).

Average humidity in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average humidity in May: 16%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (33%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (15%).

Average rainfall in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (6mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (2.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average sea temperature in May: 25°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average UV index in May: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).