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Saint Lucia weather in May (Saint Lucia)

What can you expect from the weather in Saint Lucia during May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In May, Saint Lucia generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 31°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 25°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Saint Lucia in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 60 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 15 days.

Average sunshine

With around 249 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days January, February and March typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, July, August, September, October and November tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Saint Lucia climate page with graphs.

 

Saint Lucia, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 60 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
SunshineSunshine 249 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Saint Lucia in May

Find out more about the weather in Saint Lucia and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Saint Lucia.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Saint Lucia? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Saint Lucia. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.