May weather forecast and climate
Acapulco, Mexico

Palm trees and a lovely white sandy beach in Acapulco, Mexico, with a distant view of the city structures and a mountain
Palm trees and a lovely white sandy beach in Acapulco, Mexico, with a distant view of the city structures and a mountain
The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Acapulco, Mexico, with average temperature varying between 31.6°C (88.9°F) and 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Temperature

In Acapulco, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In May, in Acapulco, the rain falls for 2.6 days. Throughout May, 26.1mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 67.6 rainfall days, and 1336.8mm (52.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Acapulco, the average water temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F).
Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Acapulco is 8.1h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Acapulco. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Acapulco?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Acapulco, Mexico, is 31.6°C (88.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Acapulco?

In May, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Acapulco in May?

In Acapulco, in May, during 2.6 rainfall days, 26.1mm (1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Acapulco?

In Acapulco, Mexico, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.5°C (85.1°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Acapulco have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Acapulco is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Acapulco?

In May, the average sunshine in Acapulco, Mexico, is 8.1h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Acapulco are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Acapulco?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and March (30.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (25.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (72%).

Average rainfall in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 26.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (309.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (2.2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (14.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (27.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.1h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average UV index in May - Acapulco, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).

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