May weather forecast and climate
Ixtapa, Mexico

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a hot month in Ixtapa, Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.7°C (76.5°F) and 30.1°C (86.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F), May is the warmest month.

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a hot 34.3°C (93.7°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Ixtapa is 66%.

Rainfall

In Ixtapa, in May, during 7.3 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ixtapa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 151.4 days and collects up to 610mm (24.02") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Ixtapa, the average seawater temperature is 28.9°C (84°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ixtapa is 13h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Ixtapa are February through May and December, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Ixtapa?

With an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F), May is the warmest month in Ixtapa, Mexico.

What is the temperature in May in Ixtapa?

In Ixtapa, Mexico, in May, the average high-temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is estimated at 34.3°C (93.7°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Ixtapa?

In May, the average relative humidity in Ixtapa, Mexico, is 66%.

How much does it rain in Ixtapa in May?

In Ixtapa, Mexico, in May, during 7.3 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Ixtapa?

In Ixtapa, in May, the average water temperature is 28.9°C (84°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 Ixtapa have in May?

In Ixtapa, the average length of the day in May is 13h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Ixtapa?

Months with the most sunshine are February through May and December, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ixtapa have in May?

In Ixtapa, the average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Ixtapa?

Months with the highest UV index in Ixtapa are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Ixtapa are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Ixtapa?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Ixtapa is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average temperature in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (30.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (22.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average pressure in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May, June and September (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average wind speed in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (9.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are November and December (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average humidity in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

Months with the highest relative humidity are September and October (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average rainfall in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 12mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (157mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average rainfall days in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (2.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average sea temperature in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.9°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (26.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are February, March, April, May and December (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 9).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average sunshine days in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average UV index in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average cloud cover in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average cloud cover in May: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 34).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in May
Ixtapa, Mexico

Average visibility in May - Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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