May weather forecast
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Panorama of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Panorama of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, with an average temperature ranging between max 23.6°C (74.5°F) and min 17.3°C (63.1°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a moderately hot 23.6°C (74.5°F). In May, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the average low-temperature is 17.3°C (63.1°F).

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. Throughout May, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria collects 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. During the entire year, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria aggregates up to 147mm (5.79") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the average water temperature is 19.9°C (67.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 19.9°C (67.8°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 in May is 13h and 33min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:21 and sunset at 20:36. On the last day of May, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, sunrise is at 07:05 and sunset at 20:53 WEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

In May, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, the average high-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.3°C (63.1°F).

What is the last month it rains in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

May is the last month it rains in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Throughout May, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria collects 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.9°C (67.8°F). Swimming in 19.9°C (67.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have in May?

The average day length in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, is 13h and 33min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:21 and sunset at 20:36. On the last day of the month, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, sunrise is at 07:05 and sunset at 20:53 WEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Las Palmas de Gran Canaria have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, is 8.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average temperature in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.3°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average rainfall in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (31mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average rainfall days in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (5 days).
The months with the least rainy days are May, June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average sea temperature in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.9°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (19.2°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 33min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 48min).

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Average UV index in May
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Average UV index in May - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 10

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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