Akumal
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Akumal, Mexico

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Akumal, Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

May and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout May, 109mm (4.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Akumal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 107 days and collects up to 1421mm (55.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Akumal, Mexico, are March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Akumal are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Akumal?

May and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F), are warmest months.

What is the temperature in May in Akumal?

In May, in Akumal, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Akumal in May?

In Akumal, Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 109mm (4.3") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Akumal?

In Akumal, in May, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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 Akumal have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 13.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Akumal?

Months with the most sunshine in Akumal, Mexico, are March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Akumal have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Akumal is 8h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Akumal are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Akumal?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Akumal, Mexico, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and August (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August and September (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (18°C).

Average rainfall in May - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 109mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (232mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (38mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

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

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).