May weather forecast
Eilat, Israel

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Eilat, is a tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.3°C (88.3°F) and an average low of 19.4°C (66.9°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25°C (77°F) with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall and only 0.9 rainfall days, makes May a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F) in April, to a hot 31.3°C (88.3°F). In May, in Eilat, the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 32%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains in Eilat. During 0.9 rainfall days, Eilat aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Eilat, Israel, there are 17.5 rainfall days, and 23mm (0.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Eilat, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 12.2h.

UV index

In Eilat, Israel, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Eilat?

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 32%.

What is the average humidity in May in Eilat?

In May, the average relative humidity is 32%.

What is the last month it rains in Eilat?

May is the last month it rains in Eilat, Israel. During 0.9 rainfall days, in May, Eilat aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Eilat?

In Eilat, Israel, the average seawater temperature in May 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.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Eilat have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Eilat, Israel, is 12.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Eilat?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Eilat, Israel, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Eilat, Israel

Average temperature in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (35.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (17.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Eilat, Israel

Average pressure in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.9mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (1018.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Eilat, Israel

Average wind speed in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are November and December (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Eilat, Israel

Average humidity in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average humidity in May: 32%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (32%).

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Average rainfall in May
Eilat, Israel

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

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (6mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Eilat, Israel

Average rainfall days in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (3.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Eilat, Israel

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

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

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Eilat, Israel

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Eilat, Israel

Average sunshine days in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average sunshine days in May: 29.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (24.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Eilat, Israel

Average UV index in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Eilat, Israel

Average cloud cover in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average cloud cover in May: 6

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 15).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 1).

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Average visibility in May
Eilat, Israel

Average visibility in May - Eilat, Israel
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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