May weather forecast
Marbella, Spain

Calm, clear waters overlooking the lit city of Marbella at night, in Spain
Calm, clear waters overlooking the lit city of Marbella at night, in Spain

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Marbella, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature varying between 14.5°C (58.1°F) and 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Temperature

In Marbella, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises from an enjoyable 18.3°C (64.9°F) in April to an agreeable 21.8°C (71.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Marbella, is 14.5°C (58.1°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 66%.

Rainfall

In Marbella, Spain, it is raining for 5.2 days, with typically 13mm (0.51") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 81.8 rainfall days, and 324mm (12.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Marbella, the average seawater temperature in May is 17°C (62.6°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Marbella is 14h and 7min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 07:25 and sunset at 21:07. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 21:31 CEST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 temperature in May in Marbella?

In May, the average high-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.5°C (58.1°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Marbella?

In May, the average relative humidity is 66%.

How many days does it rain in May in Marbella?

In Marbella, in May, during 5.2 rainfall days, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Marbella?

In May, the average sea temperature in Marbella, Spain, is 17°C (62.6°F). Swimming in 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

In May, the average day length is 14h and 7min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Marbella?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:25 and sunset at 21:07. On the last day of the month, in Marbella, Spain, sunrise is at 07:03 and sunset at 21:31 CEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Marbella have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Marbella, Spain, is 9.5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Marbella?

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

Average temperature in May
Marbella, Spain

Average temperature in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.3°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (14.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
Marbella, Spain

Average pressure in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022.6mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1015mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Marbella, Spain

Average wind speed in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average wind speed in May: 11km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Marbella, Spain

Average humidity in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59%).

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Average rainfall in May
Marbella, Spain

Average rainfall in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (57mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Marbella, Spain

Average rainfall days in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Marbella, Spain

Average sea temperature in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 17°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 43min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 30min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Marbella, Spain

Average sunshine days in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (17.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Marbella, Spain

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Marbella, Spain

Average cloud cover in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average cloud cover in May: 17

The months with the most cloud cover are January, March and April (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in May
Marbella, Spain

Average visibility in May - Marbella, Spain
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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