May weather forecast and climate
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Burntisland, is another cool month, with average temperature ranging between min 6.5°C (43.7°F) and max 12.9°C (55.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still fresh 12.9°C (55.2°F). In Burntisland, United Kingdom, in May, the average low-temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 81%.

Rainfall

In Burntisland, in May, it is raining for 16.2 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 196.8 rainfall days, and 463mm (18.23") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Burntisland snow does not fall through October.

Sea temperature

In Burntisland, the average water temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°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 in Burntisland, United Kingdom, is 16.4h.

Sunshine

In Burntisland, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Burntisland?

In May, in Burntisland, the average high-temperature is 12.9°C (55.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Burntisland?

In May, the average relative humidity in Burntisland, United Kingdom, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Burntisland in May?

In Burntisland, United Kingdom, in May, during 16.2 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Burntisland in May?

In May, in Burntisland, United Kingdom, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Burntisland?

May through October are months without snowfall.

What is the water temperature in May in Burntisland?

In Burntisland, the average seawater temperature in May is 9.7°C (49.5°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.

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

In Burntisland, the average length of the day in May is 16.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Burntisland?

The average sunshine in May in Burntisland, United Kingdom, is 7.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Burntisland?

In Burntisland, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average temperature in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 12.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.1°C).

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Average pressure in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average pressure in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1015.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1006.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in May: 15.5km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (13.3km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average humidity in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (80%).

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Average rainfall in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (61mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (22mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (24mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 9.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (14.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (6.8°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 16.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is April (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in May - Burntisland, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in May: 51

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 49).

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Average visibility in May
Burntisland, United Kingdom

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

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

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