Cap Estate
Saint Lucia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

The last month of the spring, May, is a hot month in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

May through October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Cap Estate, in May, during 15 rainfall days, 124mm (4.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 209 rainfall days, and 2035mm (80.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cap Estate, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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.

Daylight

In Cap Estate, the average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Cap Estate?

Warmest months are May through October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in May in Cap Estate?

In May, in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, 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 Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 124mm (4.9") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, in May, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Cap Estate?

The average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Cap Estate?

Months with the most sunshine in Cap Estate are January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cap Estate?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Cap Estate?

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

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May, June, July, August, September and October (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall in May: 124mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (269mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (76mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°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 February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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