May weather forecast and climate
Lobito, Angola

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Lobito, Angola, with average temperature varying between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 29.4°C (84.9°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25.6°C (78.1°F) with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall and only 1.5 rainfall days, makes May a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature in Lobito is relatively the same as in April - a still warm 29.4°C (84.9°F). In Lobito, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a hot 33.8°C (92.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air 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 (wind, clothing, pregnancy), 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 1.5 rainfall days, Lobito aggregates 2mm (0.08") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lobito, there are 113.5 rainfall days, and 371mm (14.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lobito, the average seawater temperature in May is 25.6°C (78.1°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.7h.

UV index

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Lobito?

In May, in Lobito, Angola, the average high-temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is estimated at 33.8°C (92.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Lobito?

With an average relative humidity of 71%, May is the least humid month in Lobito, Angola.

What is the average humidity in May in Lobito?

In May, the average relative humidity in Lobito is 71%.

What is the last month it rains in Lobito?

May is the last month it rains in Lobito. During 1.5 rainfall days, in May, Lobito aggregates 2mm (0.08") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Lobito?

In Lobito, Angola, in May, the average water temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Lobito, Angola, is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lobito have in May?

In Lobito, Angola, the average sunshine in May is 7.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lobito?

Months with the highest UV index in Lobito are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Lobito?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average pressure in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.8mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (10.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8.1km/h).

Average humidity in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

Average rainfall in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average rainfall in May: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average sea temperature in May: 25.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.4°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average daylight in May: 11.5h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

Average sunshine days in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average sunshine days in May: 28.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (29.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (8.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average cloud cover in May: 8

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 36).
Months with the least cloud cover are May and June (Cloud cover 8).

Average visibility in May - Lobito, Angola
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).