Nassau Weather in May
May's weather is noticeably warmer and wetter than previous months at Nassau, The Bahamas. This is a transition month for the island city as the climate moves towards the rainy season.
This page gives detailed information on the typical May weather for Nassau.
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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located west of Nassau on New Providence Island.
|85 °F||May average high||30 °C|
|70 °F||May average low||21 °C|
Daytime temperatures usually go no higher than 92 degrees Fahrenheit (34 degrees Celsius).
Nighttime temperatures only rarely approach 56 °F (13 °C).
|4.1 inches||total May precipitation||105 millimetres|
|10 days||of rain|
May is an intermediate month for rain. While it rains more often now than in previous months, it's still not nearly as wet as the next few months will be.
|65 %||sunshine in May|
|270 hours||of sun|
The sun's rays reach the ground at Nassau during 65 percent of daylight hours on average in May, for a total of 270 hours in the month.
Daylight in May at Nassau lasts an average of 13 hours and 22 minutes a day. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 7 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:35 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|77 %||May average humidity|
Humidity levels at Nassau are lower during May compared with most other months.
|17.7 mph||May wind speed average||28.4 kph|
May is a little windier than most months in Nassau.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology and World Meteorological Organization. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1971-2000 normals while the sun, humidity and wind statistics are 1961-1990 normals.