May weather forecast and climate
Tangier, Morocco

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Tangier, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.6°C (74.5°F) and 14°C (57.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a moderately hot 23.6°C (74.5°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

In Tangier, during May, the rain falls for 6.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 37.3mm (1.47") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 735.9mm (28.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Tangier, the average seawater temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Tangier is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Tangier, Morocco, the average sunshine in May is 9.6h.

UV index

In Tangier, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in May in Tangier?

In Tangier, in May, during 6.1 rainfall days, 37.3mm (1.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Tangier?

In May, the average sea temperature in Tangier is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°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 Tangier have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Tangier is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tangier?

The average sunshine in May in Tangier, Morocco, is 9.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Tangier?

In Tangier, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average temperature in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.5°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average rainfall in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in May: 37.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (134.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (2.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average rainfall days in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average sea temperature in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average UV index in May
Tangier, Morocco

Average UV index in May - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average UV index in May: 8

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).

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