Maspalomas
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Maspalomas, Spain

Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
May, the last month of the spring, in Maspalomas, is another pleasant month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still pleasant 22°C (71.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Maspalomas, is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In Maspalomas, Spain, during May, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 21 rainfall days, and 177mm (7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Maspalomas, in May, the average water temperature is 20°C (68°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 20°C (68°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

Sunshine

May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Maspalomas.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maspalomas is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, in May, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How much does it rain in Maspalomas in May?

In Maspalomas, Spain, in May, during 1 rainfall days, 3mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, the average seawater temperature in May is 20°C (68°F). Swimming in 20°C (68°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Maspalomas have in May?

In Maspalomas, the average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Maspalomas?

Months with the most sunshine in Maspalomas are May through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Maspalomas have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Maspalomas, Spain, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Maspalomas?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maspalomas is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 22°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (14°C).

Average rainfall in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 20°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (19°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).