Grand Baie
Mauritius
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Grand Baie, Mauritius

May, the last month of the autumn, in Grand Baie, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 27°C (80.6°F) and 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F). In Grand Baie, in May, the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In Grand Baie, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 97mm (3.8") of precipitation. In Grand Baie, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177 days and collects up to 1510mm (59.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Grand Baie, the average length of the day in May is 11.2h.

Sunshine

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Grand Baie?

In May, in Grand Baie, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How much does it rain in Grand Baie in May?

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 97mm (3.8") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, the average seawater temperature in May is 26.8°C (80.2°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 Grand Baie have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Grand Baie is 11.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Grand Baie?

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Grand Baie, Mauritius.

How many hours of sunshine does Grand Baie have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Grand Baie is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in May: 27°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July and August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (16°C).

Average rainfall in May - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in May: 97mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (242mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (50mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and March (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and November (12 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Grand Baie, 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 (23.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in May: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).