May weather forecast
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

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Weather in May

May invites in a crucial change in Alligator Pond's weather pattern as this month receives a rainfall as high as 174mm (6.85"), indicating the onset of the wet season. Despite the higher precipitation levels, the temperatures continue to climb, offering a truly tropical climate experience. The region buzzes with life, revealing a wealth of lush greenery and vibrant blossoms. Visitors can still immerse themselves in nature enjoying the warmth offered by longer daylight hours and warm sea temperatures. Proceeding from April, May turns out to be wetter and hotter, a testament to the tropical climate that Alligator Pond is known for.

Temperature

The ushering in of May brings an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 28.5°C (83.3°F), closely mirroring the 28.4°C (83.1°F) of April. May in Alligator Pond sees the temperature falling to a mean low of 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Heat index

May's heat index is computed to be a hot 34°C (93.2°F). Undertake extra safety actions, heat cramps and heat exhaustion are expected. Heatstroke may result from lengthy activity.
Records show heat index calculations are tailored for shaded regions and mild winds. Direct sunlight exposure may result in a rise of the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', provides an understanding of perceived warmth by combining temperature and relative humidity. A person's impression of weather can be shaped by many aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and levels of physical activity. Being under direct sunshine can magnify the heat experience, possibly pushing up the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially vital to children. Youngsters are usually more at risk than adults, considering they sweat less. Additionally, their high skin surface area compared to their little bodies and their high heat production due to activity increases their risk.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 84%.

Rainfall

In May, in Alligator Pond, the rain falls for 27.7 days. Throughout May, 174mm (6.85") of precipitation is accumulated. In Alligator Pond, Jamaica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 297.9 days and collects up to 1472mm (57.95") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Alligator Pond, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: Temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are excellent for swimming, diving, and other water activities, providing comfort and enjoyment for extended periods without discomfort.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:31. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 05:34 and sunset at 18:41 EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Alligator Pond is 9.3h.

UV index

In Alligator Pond, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, a daily UV index of 6 turns into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun emits the most powerful UV radiation between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sunlight during this period. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear. Watch out! Sand and water enhance the UV exposure you receive.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Alligator Pond in May?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 28.5°C (83.3°F) and 20.8°C (69.4°F) respectively. In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Alligator Pond?

In Alligator Pond, Jamaica, the average relative humidity in May is 84%.

How much does it rain in Alligator Pond in May?

In May, in Alligator Pond, Jamaica, the rain falls for 27.7 days. Throughout May, 174mm (6.85") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Alligator Pond?

In May, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 Alligator Pond have in May?

In May, the average day length in Alligator Pond, Jamaica, is 12h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Alligator Pond?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:31. On the last day of the month, in Alligator Pond, sunrise is at 05:34 and sunset at 18:41 EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Alligator Pond have in May?

In Alligator Pond, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Alligator Pond?

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

Average temperature in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average temperature in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (18.6°C).

Average pressure in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average pressure in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average pressure in May: 1013.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.5mbar).

Average wind speed in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average wind speed in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (9.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.2km/h).

Average humidity in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average humidity in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and July (81%).

Average rainfall in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average rainfall in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in May: 174mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (228mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (56mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in May: 27.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (21.1 days).

Average sea temperature in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 0min

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 2min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average sunshine days in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (7.6 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are September and November (1.9 days).

Average UV index in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average UV index in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is October (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average cloud cover in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The months with the most cloud cover are May and November (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 35).

Average visibility in May
Alligator Pond, Jamaica

Average visibility in May - Alligator Pond, Jamaica
  • Average visibility in May: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are March, June, July and August (8km).
The months with the lowest visibility are November and December (6km).

Alligator Pond, Jamaica

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