Paracas
Peru
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Paracas, Peru

The last month of the autumn, May, is another warm month in Paracas, Peru, with average temperature ranging between min 15°C (59°F) and max 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Paracas, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In May, in Paracas, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

February, May through September and November are months with rainfall. The wettest months are February, May through September and November, with an average 1mm (0") of rainfall.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°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).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Paracas?

In Paracas, in May, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

When does it start to rain in Paracas?

May is the first month it rains in Paracas, Peru. Throughout May, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Paracas?

The wettest months in Paracas, Peru, are February, May through September and November, with an average 1mm (0") of rainfall.

How cold is the water in May in Paracas?

In Paracas, in May, the average water temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). For most, swimming in 18.4°C (65.1°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Paracas have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Paracas, Peru, is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Paracas have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Paracas, Peru, is 5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Paracas?

In Paracas, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average high temperature in May: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (19°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July, August and September (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, May, June, July, August, September and November (1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, March, April, October and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (15.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average daylight in May: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Paracas, Peru
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).