May weather forecast and climate
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Midway Atoll, Midway Island, with average temperature fluctuating between 68°F (20°C) and 75.9°F (24.4°C).

Temperature

In Midway Atoll, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a warm 75.9°F (24.4°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 68°F (20°C).

Rainfall

In Midway Atoll, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.3" (58.4mm) of precipitation. In Midway Atoll, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160 days and collects up to 41.3" (1048.9mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature is 71.6°F (22°C).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 71.6°F (22°C) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 77°F (25°C) to 82.4°F (28°C).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Midway Atoll is 17h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Midway Atoll is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Midway Atoll?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Midway Atoll, Midway Island, is 75.9°F (24.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 68°F (20°C).

How much does it rain in Midway Atoll in May?

In Midway Atoll, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.3" (58.4mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Midway Atoll?

In Midway Atoll, the average seawater temperature in May is 71.6°F (22°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 71.6°F (22°C) water.

What is the average length of the day in May in Midway Atoll?

In Midway Atoll, the average length of the day in May is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Midway Atoll?

The average sunshine in May is 17h.

How high is the UV index in May in Midway Atoll?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Midway Atoll, Midway Island, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average temperature in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average high temperature in May: 76°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (84°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (70°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 68°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (75°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (62°F).

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Average rainfall in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average rainfall in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average rainfall days in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (16 days).
Months with the least rainy days are May and June (9 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average sea temperature in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 72°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (81°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (68°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 17h

Months with the most sunshine are July, September and October (Average sunshine: 18h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 14).

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Average UV index in May
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average UV index in May - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • 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 5).

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