May weather forecast
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderate month in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average low of 7.8°C (46°F) and an average high of 14.8°C (58.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a moderate 14.8°C (58.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, is 7.8°C (46°F).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall in Barnstaple. Rain falls for 14.6 days and accumulates 29mm (1.14") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, snow does not fall in April through November.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Barnstaple is 11.6°C (52.9°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15h and 35min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:07 am and sunset at 9:20 pm BST.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year in Barnstaple, with an average of 7.8h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Barnstaple?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 14.8°C (58.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.8°C (46°F).

What are the least humid months in Barnstaple?

April and May, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are the least humid months in Barnstaple, United Kingdom.

What is the average humidity in May in Barnstaple?

The average relative humidity in May in Barnstaple, United Kingdom, is 82%.

What is the driest month in Barnstaple?

May is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 14.6 days and accumulates 29mm (1.14") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Barnstaple in May?

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, during May, the rain falls for 14.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 29mm (1.14") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, snow does not fall in April through November.

How cold is the water in May in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, United Kingdom, the average seawater temperature in May is 11.6°C (52.9°F). Swimming in 11.6°C (52.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In May, the average day length in Barnstaple is 15h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Barnstaple?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:37 pm. On the last day of the month, in Barnstaple, sunrise is at 5:07 am and sunset at 9:20 pm BST.

What month has the most sunshine in Barnstaple?

The month with the most sunshine in Barnstaple is May, with an average of 7.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Barnstaple?

In Barnstaple, the average sunshine duration in May is 7.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Barnstaple?

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Barnstaple?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Barnstaple is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average temperature in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 14.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (7.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average pressure in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in May: 16.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (15.3km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average humidity in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in May: 82%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, October, November and December (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (82%).

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Average rainfall in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (72mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (29mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (14.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 11.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (7.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average UV index in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in May: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 65).
The months with the least cloud cover are April and May (Cloud cover 49).

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Average visibility in May
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Average visibility in May - Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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