Weather on Dominica in May

An increase in rain may greet vacationers who travel to Dominica during the month of May. A monthly average of 6 inches of precipitation indicates that summer, the wettest time of the year for this region, is on its way. Temperatures are still pleasant, ranging from 74 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit, but don't be surprised if you encounter a few storms or showers.

On any given day during May on Dominica, you can expect early morning temperatures to be around 81.1 degrees. In May, temperatures typically rise to around 85.6 degrees by early afternoon. The temperature on Dominica will typically decline by early evening, to approximately 78.6 degrees. For the month of May as a whole, temperatures on Dominica average around 80.0 degrees.

 

May Temperatures on Dominica by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
81.1° F 84.9° F 85.6° F 82.8° F 78.6° F 80.0° F

 

Rain

Rain is most likely to occur around 8:00 AM during the month of May, and it is least likely to occur around 8:00 PM . To the extent thunderstorms occur on Dominica during May, they are most likely to occur around 2:00 PM , as shown in the following table.

 

May Rainfall on Dominica by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
and/or
Drizzle
Thunder-
storms
2:00 AM 17.4 % 0.5 %
5:00 AM 18.15 % 0.6 %
8:00 AM 21.05 % 0.55 %
11:00 AM 16.3 % 0.85 %
2:00 PM 15.35 % 1.95 %
5:00 PM 15.2 % 1.85 %
8:00 PM 14.3 % 0.95 %
11:00 PM 14.75 % 0.95 %
ALL 16.55 % 1 %




 

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