Kingstown
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

A scenic morning view of the Indian Bay in Kingstown, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines, with a beautiful surrounding of trees and natural parks
A scenic morning view of the Indian Bay in Kingstown, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines, with a beautiful surrounding of trees and natural parks
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with average temperature ranging between max 28°C (82.4°F) and min 27.1°C (80.8°F).

Temperature

In Kingstown, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). In Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in May, the average low-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
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', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

May through July, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, it is raining for 19.1 days, with typically 29mm (1.14") of accumulated precipitation. In Kingstown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 238.6 days and collects up to 627mm (24.69") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kingstown, the average seawater temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Kingstown, the average length of the day in May is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In Kingstown, the average sunshine in May is 9.8h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Kingstown. Months with the lowest UV index in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Kingstown?

In May, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 31.8°C (89.2°F).

What are the most humid months in Kingstown?

May through July, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

What is the average humidity in May in Kingstown?

The average relative humidity in May is 78%.

How much does it rain in Kingstown in May?

In Kingstown, in May, during 19.1 rainfall days, 29mm (1.14") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Kingstown?

In Kingstown, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

How many hours of daylight does Kingstown have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is 12.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kingstown have in May?

In Kingstown, the average sunshine in May is 9.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Kingstown?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Kingstown?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kingstown?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingstown is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average high temperature in May: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (28°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May, June and July (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (75%).

Average rainfall in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (94mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (23mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (14.8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (27.2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average daylight in May: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.8h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average UV index in May - Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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