What’s the weather like in Majorca in May?
Located in the Balearic Islands, Majorca’s weather is typical of the area and gets hotter as May goes on. You can look forward to plenty of sunshine as summer gets closer, with sea temperatures and sunshine hours also improving.
The weather is different around Majorca due to the island being quite mountainous. The south’s usually a bit warmer and drier than the north because of north westerly winds, which the mountains block. You’ll be kept cool by the local embat wind on the coast, which is welcome in May as things get hotter.
The average high temperature in Majorca during May is 23ºC, so you’ll be spending lots of time sunning yourself at the beach or by the pool. Have some fun at the shops picking out your new swimwear, but make sure you leave some space in your suitcase for some warmer clothes, as things can get quite cool at night. The average sea temperature’s 18ºC, while humidity’s low and range from around 50% to the mid-90s. Average rainfall’s 36mm over four rainy days.
During May you can expect 14 hours of daylight with nine hours of sunshine each day. The UV index will rise to a very high level so make sure you protect yourself in the sun, which sets around 9pm throughout most of May.
Things to Do
Things to do
As summer gets closer Majorca’s beaches get busier in May, with 10km long Alcudia Beach and S’Illot’s beach among the popular options. The pleasant weather’s great for hiking and mountain biking in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, and sightseeing at Bellver Castle and Le Seu cathedral. Head to the Aqualand waterpark for a great day out with the family or your friend, or go for dinner at one of Majorca’s Michelin-starred restaurants.
Where to stay
Majorca has lots of different accommodation, including places for a family holiday, romantic retreat or wild week or two’s partying. If you’re after the nightlife then head to Magaluf in the northeast or buzzing Palma Nova, while Alcudia in the northeast and the east coast’s Cala Bona are great for families. The pleasant atmosphere and lovely dining scene in Sa Coma will be ideal if you’re going as a couple, while Es Pla is getting more popular for its rural tourism and the Es Raigeur area is a lovely spot in the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains.