Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderate month in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 13.6°C (56.5°F) and an average low of 5.7°C (42.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a mild 13.6°C (56.5°F). In Aberdeen, the average low-temperature is 5.7°C (42.3°F).

Rainfall

In Aberdeen, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 56.9mm (2.2") of precipitation. In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, during the entire year, the rain falls for 194 days and collects up to 815mm (32.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Aberdeen, the average seawater temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).
Note: Swimming in 9.2°C (48.6°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Aberdeen, the average length of the day is 16.6h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, is May, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, in May, the average high-temperature is 13.6°C (56.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.7°C (42.3°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, in May, during 15 rainfall days, 56.9mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, the average seawater temperature in May is 9.2°C (48.6°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Aberdeen have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 16.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Aberdeen?

With an average of 6.4h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Aberdeen have in May?

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in May is 6.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Aberdeen?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Aberdeen is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 13.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.6°C).

Average rainfall in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 56.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (96.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (55.1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (13 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 9.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (6.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 16.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.5h).

Average UV index in May - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).