Weather in Barbados in May

A month where many other Caribbean islands are beginning to see an increase in rainfall, Barbados remains dry throughout the month of May. Temperatures are on the rise but cool trade winds from the east offer some respite.

Typical Weather in May

May temperatures in Barbados range from an average low of 78.0 degrees to an average high of 85.0 degrees

 

Barbados in May: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
(inches)
No. of Days
with Rain
85.0° F 78.0° F 2.2 N.A.

During the early morning hours of an average May day in Barbados, you can expect the temperature will be in the vicinity of 81.6 degrees. Temperatures in Barbados typically rise during the day, to an average of 84.4 degrees in the early afternoon. By early evening, temperatures in Barbados generally decline to around 79.9 degrees. For the month of May as a whole, temperatures in Barbados average around 81.2 degrees.

 

May Temperatures in Barbados by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
81.6° F 84.4° F 84.4° F 82.0° F 79.9° F 81.2° F


Rain

Rain is least likely to occur in Barbados during May around 5:00 PM , and it is most likely to occur around 2:00 AM . To the extent thunderstorms occur in Barbados during May, they are most likely to occur around 5:00 AM , as shown in the following table.

 

May Rainfall in Barbados by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
and/or
Drizzle
Thunder-
storms
2:00 AM 13.4 % 0.2 %
5:00 AM 10.5 % 0.5 %
8:00 AM 11.8 % 0.3 %
11:00 AM 11.1 % 0.2 %
2:00 PM 10.1 % 0.3 %
5:00 PM 9 % 0.2 %
8:00 PM 11 % 0.2 %
11:00 PM 10.9 % 0 %
ALL 11 % 0.2 %




 

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