Gharb
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gharb, Malta

May, the last month of the spring, in Gharb, is a warm month, with average temperature varying between 15°C (59°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Gharb, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from an enjoyable 19°C (66.2°F) in April, to a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In Gharb, in May, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout May, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 450mm (17.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Gharb, the average seawater temperature in May is 18°C (64.4°F). Swimming in 18°C (64.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Gharb, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Gharb, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Gharb?

In May, in Gharb, Malta, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How much does it rain in Gharb in May?

In Gharb, Malta, in May, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 7mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Gharb?

In Gharb, Malta, in May, the average water temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18°C (64.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Gharb have in May?

In Gharb, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gharb have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Gharb?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gharb is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average high temperature in May: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average rainfall in May: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (86mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Gharb, Malta
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).