What’s the weather like in Cayo Santa Maria in May?The Cayo Santa Maria weather in May is hot and a little more humid than the first few months of the year. This idyllic beach resort, set on a beautiful north Cuban island, sees the start of the wet season this month and there’ll be some tropical showers.
Geographical influencesLike neighbouring Cuba, Cayo Santa Maria has a warm Caribbean climate with the wet season between May and October. The weather produces heavy downpours this month but there’s not too much wind chill as the island’s shielded from blustery conditions that move east from the Gulf of Mexico.
AveragesThe glorious weather in Cayo Santa Maria in May is very warm and sunny. You can expect an average daytime high temperature of 31°C, falling to 24°C on occasional cooler days. At night, it’ll be around 21°C, so you’ll need to check your hotel has good air conditioning. You can make the most of the sunshine too this month, in Cayo Santa Maria or on the mainland of Cuba. Expect to see an average of eight hours sun each day from 13 hours of daylight; UV levels are high and wind speeds are moderate and refreshing, so visiting the pristine sandy beaches will be quite comfortable. Keep an eye on the tropical showers though and pack a waterproof jacket. You can expect about 171mm of rain in Cayo Santa Maria in May.