May weather forecast
Alanya, Turkey

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A part of the ancient old castle tower of Kizil Kule in the Alanya peninsula, Turkey
A part of the ancient old castle tower of Kizil Kule in the Alanya peninsula, Turkey

Weather in May

May brings forth the real charm of the Mediterranean climate in Alanya. It is observed that the city warms significantly from April, with the average high temperature advancing to 24.7°C (76.5°F). Rainfall continues on its downward trend, paving the way for ample sunshine and bright skies most of the month. The city reverberates with energy as locals and visitors take full advantage of the improving weather. From sightseeing to lazing on the beach, May in Alanya unfolds endless possibilities under the sun.

Temperature

As Alanya transitions into May, a marginal rise in the average high-temperature is observed, moving from a pleasant 21.1°C (70°F) in April to a warm 24.7°C (76.5°F). Alanya reports a consistent average low-temperature of 16.7°C (62.1°F) throughout May nights.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are May and June, with an average relative humidity of 66%.

Rainfall

In Alanya, Turkey, in May, during 4.4 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Alanya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.8 days and collects up to 1095mm (43.11") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).
Note: In 21.3°C (70.3°F), swimming is not an enjoyable activity for most. As the temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F), it becomes harder to control breathing.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 7min.
On the first day of May in Alanya, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 19:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 20:04 +03.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Alanya is 9.7h.

UV index

In Alanya, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translates into the following recommendations:
Never be careless. Unprotected skin and eyes can be harmed swiftly. Be aware that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and try to reduce direct sun exposure during this period as much as possible. Sunglasses providing both UVA and UVB protection are non-negotiable on sunlit days. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Warning! The reflection of sand and water increases the UV dose.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Alanya in May?

During May, Alanya experiences an average high-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F) and a low-temperature of 16.7°C (62.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Alanya?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 66%, are most humid months in Alanya.

What is the average humidity in May in Alanya?

The average relative humidity in May is 66%.

How many days does it rain in May in Alanya?

In Alanya, Turkey, in May, during 4.4 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Alanya?

In Alanya, the average seawater temperature in May is 21.3°C (70.3°F). Swimming in 21.3°C (70.3°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 Alanya?

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Alanya?

On the first day of May in Alanya, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 19:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 20:04 +03.

How long on average sun shines in May in Alanya?

In Alanya, Turkey, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Alanya?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Alanya, Turkey, is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average temperature in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average high temperature in May: 24.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.5°C).

Average humidity in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average humidity in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (66%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (55%).

Average rainfall in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average rainfall in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average rainfall in May: 32.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (231.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (2.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average rainfall days in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.4 days).

Average sea temperature in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average sea temperature in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average sea temperature in May: 21.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.9°C).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 12min).

Average UV index in May
Alanya, Turkey

Average UV index in May - Alanya, Turkey
  • Average UV index in May: 9

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Alanya, Turkey

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