May weather forecast
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

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Weather in May

May in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius exhibits a clear break from the pattern followed in the previous months, manifesting signs of dry season creeping in. With less rainfall, the city experiences warmth provided by the consistent sunshine. A noticeable reduction in the cloud% enhances the good visibility, maintaining the attractiveness for outdoor activities. The weather shows a sharp drop to 41mm (1.61") in May from 79mm (3.11") rainfall in April. Thus starts the phase of drier months to come, making way for an entirely different weather experience.

Temperature

The advent of May reveals an average high-temperature of a still warm 25.8°C (78.4°F), showing minimal difference from the prior month. In Cap Malheureux, the average low-temperature during May nights tends to settle at a still moderately hot 23.6°C (74.5°F), indicating a slight drop from the daytime peak.

Humidity

In Cap Malheureux, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, in May, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 21mm (0.83") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 177.1 rainfall days, and 480mm (18.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cap Malheureux, in May, the average water temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F).
Note: Engaging in swimming, diving, or other water activities is highly enjoyable in temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F), without any unpleasant sensations for prolonged durations.

Daylight

In Cap Malheureux, the average length of the day in May is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of May, in Cap Malheureux, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 17:37 +04.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Cap Malheureux are May through November, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 6 during May translates into the following recommendations:
Avoid overexposure. Fair-skinned individuals can burn in under 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most intense from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. Prioritize a wide-brim hat for comprehensive sun defense for your face, neck, eyes, and ears. Be cautious! Sand and water surfaces make the Sun's UV rays more potent.
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Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Cap Malheureux?

During May, Cap Malheureux experiences an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and a low-temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F). In April, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Cap Malheureux?

The average relative humidity in May in Cap Malheureux is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Cap Malheureux?

In Cap Malheureux, during May, the rain falls for 13.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 21mm (0.83") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Cap Malheureux?

In May, the average sea temperature in Cap Malheureux is 26.8°C (80.2°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Cap Malheureux?

The average day length in May in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, is 11h and 10min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Cap Malheureux?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 17:37 +04.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cap Malheureux?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Cap Malheureux, Mauritius, is 6.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cap Malheureux?

May through November, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Cap Malheureux.

How high is the UV index in May in Cap Malheureux?

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

Average temperature in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average temperature in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.3°C).

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Average pressure in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average pressure in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in May: 1017.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1021mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average wind speed in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in May: 19.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (23.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (17.1km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average humidity in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average rainfall in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in May: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (97mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are October and November (9.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average sea temperature in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in May: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (23.5°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average UV index in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The months with the most cloud cover are January and March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

Average visibility in May - Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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Cap Malheureux, Mauritius

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