Weather in Caribbean in May

Typical Weather in May

During May the temperatures in the Caribbean typically vary between a daily high of about 86.1 degrees and a daily low of approximately 76.6 degrees . On average, it rains in the Caribbean a total of 9.0 days during the month , with an average total rainfall of about 4.8 inches . Bear in mind, however, that all precipitation, no matter how slight, is considered in the tables on this page.

 

May Weather in the Caribbean: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
(inches)
No. of Days
with Rain
86.1° F 76.6° F 4.8 9.0

 

Temperature

During the early morning hours of an average May day in the Caribbean, you can expect the temperature will be in the vicinity of 78.5 degrees. Temperatures in the Caribbean typically rise during the day, to an average of 85.2 degrees in the early afternoon. By early evening, temperatures in the Caribbean generally decline to around 80.1 degrees. Temperatures in the Caribbean average around 81.0 degrees during May.

 

May Temperatures in the Caribbean by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
78.5° F 83.7° F 85.2° F 83.3° F 80.1° F 81.0° F

 

Rain

Rain is least likely to occur in the Caribbean during May around 12:00 AM (midnight) , and it is most likely to occur around 4:00 PM. In the Caribbean during May, thunderstorms when they occur -- are most likely sometime around 12:00 AM (midnight).

 

May Rainfall in the Caribbean by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
and/or
Drizzle
Thunder-
storms
12:00 AM (midnight) 3.0 % 2.4 %
1:00 AM 10.1 % 0.6 %
2:00 AM 9.1 % 0.9 %
3:00 AM 3.0 % 0.7 %
4:00 AM 10.6 % 0.9 %
5:00 AM 8.2 % 0.8 %
6:00 AM 5.4 % 1.6 %
7:00 AM 12.8 % 0.6 %
8:00 AM 13.2 % 0.7 %
9:00 AM 4.6 % 1.0 %
10:00 AM 10.5 % 0.9 %
11:00 AM 11.3 % 0.6 %
12:00 PM (noon) 4.2 % 0.7 %
1:00 PM 11.1 % 1.6 %
2:00 PM 11.0 % 1.6 %
3:00 PM 3.3 % 0.2 %
4:00 PM 13.8 % 2.0 %
5:00 PM 10.4 % 1.6 %
6:00 PM 3.0 % 0.6 %
7:00 PM 8.7 % 1.4 %
8:00 PM 9.6 % 1.4 %
9:00 PM 4.6 % 0.5 %
10:00 PM 10.8 % 0.4 %
11:00 PM 7.2 % 0.8 %
ALL 10.3 % 1.1 %



Island Rankings

To help you find the perfect vacation destination, check out the pages listed below, in which the islands of the region are listed; ranked for the month of May by the weather conditions listed below.

 

 

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