Cat Island
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cat Island, The Bahamas

The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Cat Island, The Bahamas, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Cat Island, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Cat Island, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 101mm (4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 170 rainfall days, and 950mm (37.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cat Island, the average seawater temperature is 26°C (78.8°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

The average length of the day in May is 13.3h.

Sunshine

March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cat Island is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, in May, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Cat Island?

In May, in Cat Island, The Bahamas, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 101mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Cat Island?

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, in May, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°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 Cat Island have in May?

In Cat Island, the average length of the day in May is 13.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Cat Island?

March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Cat Island, The Bahamas.

How many hours of sunshine does Cat Island have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Cat Island, The Bahamas, is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Cat Island?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cat Island is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in May: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°C).

Average rainfall in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in May: 101mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (25mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August, September and October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in May: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (24°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in May: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in May: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).