May weather forecast and climate
Capitola, CA

The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California
The beach and a long wooden pier on the calm blue waters in Capitola, California

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Capitola, is another comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still comfortable 64.9°F (18.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 74%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout May, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 14.45" (367mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Capitola, the average seawater temperature in May is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Capitola, the average length of the day is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Capitola?

In May, in Capitola, the average high-temperature is 64.9°F (18.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 49.1°F (9.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Capitola?

In Capitola, California, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How much does it rain in Capitola in May?

In Capitola, California, in May, during 6.5 rainfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Capitola?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Capitola, California, is 54.1°F (12.3°C). Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Capitola have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Capitola, California, is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Capitola have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Capitola is 10.3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Capitola?

In Capitola, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Capitola, CA

Average temperature in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 64.9°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 49.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (45.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Capitola, CA

Average pressure in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.92").

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Average wind speed in May
Capitola, CA

Average wind speed in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Capitola, CA

Average humidity in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in May
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (2.8").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in May
Capitola, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Capitola, CA

Average sea temperature in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 54.2°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Capitola, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Capitola, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 22.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (16.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Capitola, CA

Average UV index in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and November (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Capitola, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and September (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in May
Capitola, CA

Average visibility in May - Capitola, CA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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