Tarifa
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Tarifa, Spain

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A bird's eye view of the intricate designs of the buildings of Tarifa Village, Spain
The last month of the spring, May, is also an enjoyable month in Tarifa, Spain, with average temperature fluctuating between 15.9°C (60.6°F) and 19.9°C (67.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still comfortable 19.9°C (67.8°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 15.9°C (60.6°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Tarifa, Spain, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Tarifa, during 7.2 rainfall days, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tarifa, Spain, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96 days and collects up to 396mm (15.59") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tarifa, in May, the average water temperature is 18.6°C (65.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.6°C (65.5°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

In Tarifa, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Tarifa, the average sunshine is 9.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Tarifa is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, Spain, in May, the average high-temperature is 19.9°C (67.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.9°C (60.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, Spain, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Tarifa?

In Tarifa, during May, the rain falls for 7.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Tarifa?

In May, the average sea temperature in Tarifa is 18.6°C (65.5°F). For most, swimming in 18.6°C (65.5°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).

How many hours of daylight does Tarifa have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tarifa?

In May, the average sunshine is 9.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Tarifa?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Tarifa is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.9°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 (11.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are April, September, October and December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 18mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (79mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

Average UV index in May - Tarifa, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).