Redang Island
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Redang Island, Malaysia

A view of the rocky white sandy shores of the Marine Park in Redang Island, Malaysia, and small ships ashore
A view of the rocky white sandy shores of the Marine Park in Redang Island, Malaysia, and small ships ashore
May, the last month of the spring, in Redang Island, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 32°C (89.6°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

April through June, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In May, in Redang Island, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout May, 137mm (5.4") of precipitation is accumulated. In Redang Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 3099mm (122") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Redang Island, Malaysia, are May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F).
Note: The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

Daylight

In Redang Island, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Redang Island is 7h.

UV index

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Redang Island, Malaysia. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the warmest months in Redang Island?

Warmest months in Redang Island are April through June, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the temperature in May in Redang Island?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Redang Island?

In Redang Island, Malaysia, during May, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 137mm (5.4") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Redang Island?

May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

How warm is the water in May in Redang Island?

In Redang Island, the average seawater temperature in May is 30°C (86°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

How many hours of daylight does Redang Island have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Redang Island?

In Redang Island, Malaysia, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Redang Island?

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Redang Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Redang Island, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April, May and June (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (661mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (93mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are May and June (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (27°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and December (UV index 11).