May weather forecast
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Blackpool, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 13.4°C (56.1°F) and an average low of 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a mild 13.4°C (56.1°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 80%.

Rainfall

In Blackpool, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation. In Blackpool, United Kingdom, during the entire year, the rain falls for 182 days and collects up to 327mm (12.87") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Blackpool, snow does not fall in April through November.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 11°C (51.8°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

In May, the average length of the day is 15h and 59min.
On the first day of May in Blackpool, sunrise is at 5:36 am and sunset at 8:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:48 am and sunset at 9:30 pm BST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Blackpool is 8.1h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, in May, the average high-temperature is 13.4°C (56.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.5°C (47.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Blackpool?

In May, the average relative humidity in Blackpool, United Kingdom, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, United Kingdom, in May, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 16mm (0.63") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Blackpool?

April through November are months without snowfall in Blackpool.

How cold is the water in May in Blackpool?

In Blackpool, in May, the average water temperature is 11°C (51.8°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Blackpool have in May?

In Blackpool, the average day length in May is 15h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Blackpool?

On the first day of May in Blackpool, sunrise is at 5:36 am and sunset at 8:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:48 am and sunset at 9:30 pm BST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Blackpool?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Blackpool is 8.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Blackpool?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Blackpool?

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

Average temperature in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 13.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17.6°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (7.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (4.3°C).

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Average pressure in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average pressure in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (25.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (15.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average humidity in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (79%).

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Average rainfall in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (42mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August and December (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (7mm).
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
Blackpool, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1.5 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
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 11°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (16.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.3°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average UV index in May - Blackpool, 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
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 45).

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Average visibility in May
Blackpool, United Kingdom

Average visibility in May - Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • 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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