May is the beginning of summer in Mallorca, and with that comes all the available summer activities one might expect.
The weather throughout this month and the next few will be hot and dry, exactly what tourists expect of a summer beach destination. Many of the year's 300 days of sunshine occur during these summer months.
May is the time of year that Mallorca's citizens celebrate Our Lady of Victory. This saint supposedly defended the town from the likes of pirates in 1561. Her bravery is celebrated every year in honour of those actions.
Also in May, Mallorca has its Festival of Spring. This is a time when all the youth and vitality of the season is celebrated. It actually lasts into June.
May is an amazing time to take full advantage of the caves open for guided exploration, called the Cueveos de Drach, on the island.
Dragon caves, Mallorca.
Architecture is intricate and beautiful in the city as well, seen in its bridges and many other sites as well. The Council of Tourism of the Balearic Government runs four unique tours of the capital to allow visitors to see these venues.
Mallorca is the only place in the world where the sea bed's temperature never drops below 55°F (13°C), so the water may be warming enough this month for some swimmers.
The average temperature during May is 63.5°F (17.5°C).
The average low temperature at night is 52°F (11°C).
The average high temperature for this first summer month is a sunny 74°F (24°C).
The average sea temperature rises to 62.06°F (16.7°C).
The average precipitation for the month of May in Mallorca is only 0.72" (18.4 mm).
The average number of days per month with precipitation is b.
The average hours of sunlight daily are 9.