Kandahar
Afghanistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kandahar, Afghanistan

May, the last month of the spring, in Kandahar, is a hot month, with average temperature varying between 34.1°C (93.4°F) and 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Temperature

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, the average high-temperature rises, from a warm 28.1°C (82.6°F) in April, to a hot 34.1°C (93.4°F). In May, in Kandahar, the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Kandahar is 30%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 1 rainfall days, Kandahar aggregates 2.2mm (0.09") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 29 rainfall days, and 190.6mm (7.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kandahar, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Kandahar, the average sunshine is 11.2h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Kandahar?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is 34.1°C (93.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Kandahar?

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, the average relative humidity in May is 30%.

What is the last month it rains in Kandahar?

May is the last month it rains in Kandahar, Afghanistan. During 1 rainfall days, in May, Kandahar aggregates 2.2mm (0.09") of precipitation.

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

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kandahar?

In May, the average sunshine in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is 11.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Kandahar?

Months with the highest UV index in Kandahar, Afghanistan, are May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kandahar?

In Kandahar, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average high temperature in May: 34.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (40.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0°C).

Average humidity in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average humidity in May: 30%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

Average rainfall in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (54mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and March (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average UV index in May - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).