Basse-Terre Weather in May

What's the weather like in Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) in May 2023?

The climate in Basse-Terre during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Basse-Terre and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

Basse-Terre weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 27.3°C 81.1°F
Nightly temperature 19.9°C 67.9°F
Average temperature 23.6°C 74.5°F
Daily sunshine 8.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 296 mm 11.7 ins
Rainy days 20 days
Sea temperature 27.7°C 81.9°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average May is the 6th driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 296mm 11.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.1 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Basse-Terre

Basse-Terre average temperature in May

May rainfall

Basse-Terre average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Basse-Terre average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Basse-Terre in May 2023.

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Basse-Terre weather stats

Basse-Terre weather statistics
Hottest month: August 28°C 82.4°F
Driest month: February 149mm 5.9ins
Sunniest month: April 8.5hrs
Coldest month: February 25.2°C 77.4°F
Wettest month: September 385mm 15.2ins
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