May weather forecast
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Beautiful calm waters overlooking the lovely white sandy beach near Cockburn Town, in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Beautiful calm waters overlooking the lovely white sandy beach near Cockburn Town, in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Cockburn Town, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26°C (78.8°F) and an average high of 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 26.8°C (80.2°F). In May, in Cockburn Town, the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

Humidity

In Cockburn Town, the average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In May, in Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands, the rain falls for 18.8 days. Throughout May, 69mm (2.72") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cockburn Town, during the entire year, the rain falls for 215.3 days and collects up to 681mm (26.81") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cockburn Town, in May, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Cockburn Town, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 19:10. On the last day of May, in Cockburn Town, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 19:22 EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

January, February, April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Cockburn Town. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Cockburn Town?

In May, the average relative humidity in Cockburn Town is 79%.

How much does it rain in Cockburn Town in May?

In Cockburn Town, in May, it is raining for 18.8 days, with typically 69mm (2.72") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Cockburn Town?

In Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands, the average seawater temperature in May is 27°C (80.6°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 Cockburn Town have in May?

In Cockburn Town, the average day length in May is 13h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Cockburn Town?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 19:10. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 19:22 EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cockburn Town?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Cockburn Town?

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Cockburn Town?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average temperature in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average high temperature in May: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (25.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (23.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average pressure in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average wind speed in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average wind speed in May: 25.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (21.6km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average humidity in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average rainfall in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average rainfall in May: 69mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (112mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (27mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average rainfall days in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (13.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average sea temperature in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and November (Average sunshine: 8h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average sunshine days in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (11.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (4.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average UV index in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are March and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average cloud cover in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands

Average visibility in May - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands
  • 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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