May weather forecast
Altea, Spain

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also an enjoyable month in Altea, Spain, with average temperature varying between 17.1°C (62.8°F) and 19.8°C (67.6°F).

Temperature

In Altea, Spain, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still enjoyable 19.8°C (67.6°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 17.1°C (62.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Altea is 70%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 2.4 days. Throughout May, 2mm (0.08") of precipitation is accumulated. In Altea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 31.3 days and collects up to 48mm (1.89") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Altea, the average water temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 11.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Altea?

In Altea, Spain, the average relative humidity in May is 70%.

How many days does it rain in May in Altea?

In Altea, in May, during 2.4 rainfall days, 2mm (0.08") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Altea?

In Altea, in May, the average water temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°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).

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

In Altea, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Altea?

In Altea, Spain, the average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Altea?

In Altea, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Altea, Spain

Average temperature in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (14.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11°C).

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Average pressure in May
Altea, Spain

Average pressure in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1021.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1014.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Altea, Spain

Average wind speed in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (17.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Altea, Spain

Average humidity in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (65%).

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Average rainfall in May
Altea, Spain

Average rainfall in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 2mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and April (7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Altea, Spain

Average rainfall days in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (5.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Altea, Spain

Average sea temperature in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Altea, Spain

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Altea, Spain

Average sunshine days in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in May: 28.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (24.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Altea, Spain

Average UV index in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Altea, Spain

Average cloud cover in May - Altea, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in May: 16

Months with the most cloud cover are January, March and April (Cloud cover 25).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Altea, Spain

Average visibility in May - Altea, Spain
  • 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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