May weather forecast and climate
Redang Island, Malaysia

A view of the rocky white sandy shores of the Marine Park in Redang Island, Malaysia, and small ships ashore
A view of the rocky white sandy shores of the Marine Park in Redang Island, Malaysia, and small ships ashore
The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Redang Island, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 32°C (89.6°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are April through June, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout May, 137mm (5.39") of precipitation is accumulated. In Redang Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 3099mm (122.01") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Redang Island, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Redang Island?

April through June, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F), are warmest months in Redang Island.

What is the temperature in May in Redang Island?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Redang Island, Malaysia, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Redang Island in May?

In Redang Island, Malaysia, in May, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 137mm (5.39") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Redang Island?

May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Redang Island.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Redang Island?

In May, the average sea temperature in Redang Island is 30°C (86°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

What is the average length of the day in May in Redang Island?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Redang Island have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Redang Island is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Redang Island?

Months with the highest UV index in Redang Island, Malaysia, are January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Redang Island?

In Redang Island, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April, May and June (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (661mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (93mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and March (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are May and June (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (27°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with the most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and December (UV index 11).