Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Long-term weather forecast
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May weather forecast and climate
Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis

The lovely waterfront of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis, with a distant view of mountains covered by low hanging clouds
The lovely waterfront of Nevis in Saint Kitts and Nevis, with a distant view of mountains covered by low hanging clouds
May, the last month of the spring, in Nevis, is a tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Nevis, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a hot 30°C (86°F). The average low-temperature, in Nevis, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Nevis, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 88mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 199 rainfall days, and 1061mm (41.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Nevis, the average seawater temperature in May is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: 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

The average length of the day in May is 12.9h.

Sunshine

January through March, May through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Nevis are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Nevis?

In May, in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Nevis?

In Nevis, in May, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 88mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Nevis?

In May, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Nevis?

In May, the average length of the day in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, is 12.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nevis?

Months with the least sunshine in Nevis are January through March, May through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Nevis have in May?

In Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Nevis?

Months with the highest UV index in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Nevis?

In Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall in May: 88mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (139mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (36mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October, November and December (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and June (13 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in May - Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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