Cabo San Lucas
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Stunning view of rocks on the water in Land
Stunning view of rocks on the water in Land's End, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with birds in the air
The last month of the spring, May, is a hot month in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 30.7°C (87.3°F).

Temperature

In Cabo San Lucas, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a hot 30.7°C (87.3°F). In Cabo San Lucas, in May, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains in Cabo San Lucas. During 0.1 rainfall days, Cabo San Lucas aggregates 0.1mm (0") of precipitation. In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 12.7 days and collects up to 220.6mm (8.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.5°C (74.3°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Cabo San Lucas is 13.2h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Cabo San Lucas are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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. 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. 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 temperature in May in Cabo San Lucas?

In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in May, the average high-temperature is 30.7°C (87.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the last month it rains in Cabo San Lucas?

May is the last month it rains in Cabo San Lucas. During 0.1 rainfall days, in May, Cabo San Lucas aggregates 0.1mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Cabo San Lucas?

In Cabo San Lucas, in May, the average water temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.5°C (74.3°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Cabo San Lucas have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is 13.2h.

What month has the most sunshine in Cabo San Lucas?

With an average of 9h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Cabo San Lucas have in May?

In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cabo San Lucas?

Months with the highest UV index in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Cabo San Lucas?

In Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (12.7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (82.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (3.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in May: 23.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (21.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, July, August, September and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).