May weather forecast and climate
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Cap Estate, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 26.5°C (79.7°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). In Cap Estate, in May, the average low-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 33.2°C (91.8°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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

May through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In May, in Cap Estate, the rain falls for 22.9 days. Throughout May, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cap Estate, during the entire year, the rain falls for 255.2 days and collects up to 560mm (22.05") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cap Estate, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: 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 May, the average length of the day in Cap Estate is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Cap Estate?

In May, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is estimated at 33.2°C (91.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Cap Estate?

Months with the highest humidity in Cap Estate are May through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in May in Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, in May, during 22.9 rainfall days, 36mm (1.42") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Cap Estate?

In Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Cap Estate have in May?

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

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

In May, the average sunshine in Cap Estate is 9.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Cap Estate?

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Cap Estate?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average temperature in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (25°C).

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Average pressure in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average pressure in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1015mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average wind speed in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average wind speed in May: 22.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (24.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (16.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average humidity in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July, August and November (75%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March and September (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average rainfall in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall in May: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (19mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average rainfall days in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (16.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average sea temperature in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average sunshine days in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (7.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average UV index in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average cloud cover in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in May
Cap Estate, Saint Lucia

Average visibility in May - Cap Estate, Saint Lucia
  • 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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