May weather forecast
Tamarin, Mauritius

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Weather in May

In May, the weather in Tamarin, Mauritius begins to cool down. The decrease in humidity is reflected in the reduction of cloud cover, indicating less rainfall and clearer skies. Visitors will appreciate the comfortable daytime temperatures, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities. Despite the drop in sea temperature, water sports remain a popular activity due to the warmth that still lingers in the sea. The wind speed also begins to pick up, providing a salient feature of weather during this period.

Temperature

Tamarin observes an average high-temperature of a still warm 25.6°C (78.1°F) in May, barely different from 27.3°C (81.1°F) in April. Tamarin's nighttime temperature in May experiences a slight dip from daytime highs, falling to an average of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In May, in Tamarin, Mauritius, the rain falls for 16.5 days. Throughout May, 29mm (1.14") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 207.3 rainfall days, and 645mm (25.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Tamarin, Mauritius, is 26.8°C (80.2°F).
Note: Swimming, diving, and other water-related activities in temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered highly enjoyable and satisfying for longer durations without uneasiness.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Tamarin is 11h and 9min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of May, in Tamarin, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 17:37 +04.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Tamarin is 6.3h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 6 translates into these guidelines:
Dodge overexposure. Fair-skinned people can get singed in less than 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. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear. Heads up! The reflection of sand and water notably intensifies UV rays from the Sun.
Updated: Feb 7, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Tamarin?

In May, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 25.6°C (78.1°F) and 22.9°C (73.2°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in April is computed to be 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Tamarin?

In May, the average relative humidity in Tamarin is 76%.

How much does it rain in Tamarin in May?

In Tamarin, Mauritius, in May, it is raining for 16.5 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Tamarin?

In Tamarin, Mauritius, in May, the average water temperature 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.

How many hours of daylight does Tamarin have in May?

In May, the average day length in Tamarin, Mauritius, is 11h and 9min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Tamarin?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 17:48. On the last day of the month, in Tamarin, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 17:37 +04.

How many hours of sunshine does Tamarin have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Tamarin?

April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Tamarin, Mauritius.

How high is the UV index in May in Tamarin?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Tamarin is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average temperature in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.5°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.7°C).

Average pressure in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average pressure in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in May: 1017.3mbar

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

Average wind speed in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average wind speed in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in May: 19km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (22.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (16.4km/h).

Average humidity in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average humidity in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

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%).

Average rainfall in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average rainfall in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (12mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (12.2 days).

Average sea temperature in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average sea temperature in May - Tamarin, 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 months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.7°C).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tamarin, 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 2min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (11.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (3.2 days).

Average UV index in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average UV index in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in May - Tamarin, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in May
Tamarin, Mauritius

Average visibility in May - Tamarin, 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).

Tamarin, Mauritius

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