Bodrum
Turkey
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bodrum, Turkey

The sun setting over the scenic coastal city of Bodrum in Turkey, with a beautiful view of the mountains in the background
The sun setting over the scenic coastal city of Bodrum in Turkey, with a beautiful view of the mountains in the background
May, the last month of the spring, in Bodrum, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16.5°C (61.7°F) and an average high of 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In Bodrum, Turkey, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 21.1°C (70°F) in April, to a moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). In Bodrum, in May, the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Rainfall

In Bodrum, during May, the rain falls for 3.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 18.4mm (0.7") of precipitation. In Bodrum, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.3 days and collects up to 706mm (27.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Bodrum is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In Bodrum, the average sunshine in May is 9.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Bodrum?

In Bodrum, Turkey, in May, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

How much does it rain in Bodrum in May?

In Bodrum, in May, during 3.7 rainfall days, 18.4mm (0.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Bodrum?

In Bodrum, Turkey, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.3°C (66.7°F). Swimming in 19.3°C (66.7°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in May in Bodrum?

In May, the average length of the day in Bodrum is 14.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bodrum?

The average sunshine in May in Bodrum, Turkey, is 9.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Bodrum?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bodrum, Turkey, is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average high temperature in May: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (34.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (23.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8°C).

Average rainfall in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average rainfall in May: 18.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (156.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16.6°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in May - Bodrum, Turkey
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).