Mazari Sharif
Afghanistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan

The last month of the spring, May, is a tropical month in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.2°C (88.2°F) and 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Temperature

In Mazari Sharif, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderately hot 24.3°C (75.7°F) in April, to a tropical 31.2°C (88.2°F). In Mazari Sharif, in May, the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 44%.

Rainfall

In Mazari Sharif, in May, during 4 rainfall days, 11.2mm (0.44") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Mazari Sharif, during the entire year, the rain falls for 46 days and collects up to 186.4mm (7.34") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan, snow does not fall in April through November.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Mazari Sharif is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Mazari Sharif, the average sunshine is 9.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Mazari Sharif is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Mazari Sharif?

In May, the average high-temperature is 31.2°C (88.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is appraised at 31.8°C (89.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Mazari Sharif?

In Mazari Sharif, the average relative humidity in May is 44%.

How many days does it rain in May in Mazari Sharif?

In Mazari Sharif, in May, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 11.2mm (0.44") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Mazari Sharif?

In Mazari Sharif snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Mazari Sharif have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan, is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Mazari Sharif?

In May, the average sunshine in Mazari Sharif is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Mazari Sharif?

In Mazari Sharif, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (38.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average humidity in May: 44%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (24%).

Average rainfall in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall in May: 11.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (43.8mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.7h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

Average UV index in May - Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).