Bermuda Weather in May

May is when the summer starts in Bermuda. This is the month when the temperature rises and generally stays between an average high of 75 degree Fahrenheit to a low of 68 degree. The water temperature also jumps to 74 degree. This is the month when many Bermudians take their first dip into water in the year. However, the humidity also starts rising and can be well over 80% on certain days. So it can be unpleasantly warm at times. 
Cruise ships carrying loads of tourists start docking at the Bermuda ports (mostky at the Royal Naval Dockyard) during May. Month of May marks the start of the cruise season and therefore the tourist population in this tiny island also starts to swell. 
Here is a picture of how a typical day in May looks in Bermuda. 
Typical Bermuda Weather in May 
Bermuda Weather in May 
A chart showing average high and low temperatures (°F) in Bermuda in May. 
Air Temp High
Air Temp Low
Sea Temp Avg.
Note that the above temperatures are average over the whole month of May. A particular day may have highs or lows that may be slightly different from the above. 
Here is what you may experience on a typical day in May in Bermuda. The following chart shows average temperature in May by time as the day progresses. As you can see in the chart below, the typical early morning temperature is at 71.2 degrees and then it rises during afternoon to 74.1 degrees, and finally the day cools off in the evening to 70.4 degrees. The night time temperature is the lowest. 
A typical May day temperatures (°F) in Bermuda by time: 
Early Morning
Early Evening
Other important Bermuda weather information in May: 
Avg. Humidity:
Avg. Rainfall:
3.1 inches (Rains about 6 days in the month, but in short spans)
Avg. Sunshine:
On an average you will get 8 hours of clear sky and sunshine in a day.
Avg. water visibility:
100 - 150 feet (35 - 45 meters)
Bermuda Public events in May 
  • Colorful festive celebrations on Front Street at Hamilton known as Harbor Nights usually starts in the month of May and is held on every Wednesday. 
  • Bermuda Day, held towards the end of the month with colorful parades and other activities, draws large number of spectators and marks the beginning of summer in the island. 
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