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

May weather forecast and climate
Boddam, United Kingdom

Sea temperature

In Boddam, United Kingdom, in May, the average water temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).
Note: 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.


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

What is the sea water temperature in May in Boddam?

In May, the average sea temperature in Boddam is 9.1°C (48.4°F). Swimming in 9.1°C (48.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Boddam have in May?

In Boddam, the average length of the day in May is 16.6h.
Average sea temperature in May - Boddam, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in May: 9.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (14°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (6.8°C).

Average daylight in May - Boddam, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 16.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.7h).