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
The last month of the spring, May, is also an agreeable month in Maspalomas, Spain, with average temperature ranging between min 16°C (60.8°F) and max 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Maspalomas, 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, the average seawater temperature is 20°C (68°F). 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

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

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maspalomas is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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, Spain, in May, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Maspalomas?

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

What is the sea temperature in May in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, in May, the average water temperature is 20°C (68°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20°C (68°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Maspalomas have in May?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Maspalomas?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Maspalomas?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk 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).