Weather in May in Belize

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May in Belize. Is this month a good time to go to Belize? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Belize in May?

The weather in Belize in May ranges from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

In May the average maximum daytime temperatures are very warm and range from 31°C (88°F) in Hopkins to 34°C (93°F) in Belmopan. It is one of the warmest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from high in Belize with 106mm (4.2inch) rainfall to high in Belize City with 140mm (5.5inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 252 hours of sunshine in Placencia Village during the whole month.

Where to go in Belize in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Belize on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Belize

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Belize?

Average weather in Placencia Village

In May Placencia Village generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Placencia Village
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
252 hours 
125mm / 4.9inch 
June   >> June
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
201 hours 
250mm / 9.8inch 
poor 
Climate in Placencia Village

Average weather in San Ignacio

In May San Ignacio generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

San Ignacio
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 70°F 
256 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
3 days 
34°C / 93°F 
22°C / 72°F 
250 hours 
110mm / 4.3inch 
7 days 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
190 hours 
250mm / 9.8inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in San Ignacio

Average weather in Belize City

In May Belize City generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Belize City
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
255 hours 
60mm / 2.4inch 
4 days 
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 77°F 
255 hours 
140mm / 5.5inch 
7 days 
June   >> June
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 78°F 
200 hours 
230mm / 9.1inch 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Belize City

Average weather in Hopkins

In May Hopkins generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Hopkins
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
252 hours 
125mm / 4.9inch 
June   >> June
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
201 hours 
250mm / 9.8inch 
poor 
Climate in Hopkins

Average weather in Maya Beach

In May Maya Beach generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Maya Beach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
65mm / 2.6inch 
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
252 hours 
125mm / 4.9inch 
June   >> June
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
201 hours 
250mm / 9.8inch 
poor 
Climate in Maya Beach

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Is May the best time to go to Belize?

In our opinion May is a good time to visit Belize with commonly tolerable weather in Placencia Village.

On average the best time to visit Belize is in February and March with generally perfect weather in Placencia Village. The worst months are June, July, August, September and October that can have poor weather conditions.

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