Xaghra
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Xaghra, Malta

May, the last month of the spring, in Xaghra, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15°C (59°F) and an average high of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 19°C (66.2°F) in April, to a warm 23°C (73.4°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Xaghra, during 3 rainfall days, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Xaghra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 450mm (17.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Xaghra, the average seawater temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). For most, swimming in 18°C (64.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In Xaghra, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Xaghra?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Xaghra?

In May, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout May, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Xaghra?

In May, the average sea temperature in Xaghra, Malta, 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 Xaghra have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Xaghra have in May?

In Xaghra, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Xaghra?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Xaghra, 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 - Xaghra, 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 - Xaghra, 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 - Xaghra, 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 - Xaghra, 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 - Xaghra, 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).