Salta
Argentina
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Salta, Argentina

Rocks formed in Salta, Argentina, with a mountain and dark clouds in the background
Rocks formed in Salta, Argentina, with a mountain and dark clouds in the background
The last month of the autumn, May, is another comfortable month in Salta, Argentina, with average temperature ranging between max 17.9°C (64.2°F) and min 7.8°C (46°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still comfortable 17.9°C (64.2°F). In May, in Salta, the average low-temperature is 7.8°C (46°F).

Humidity

In Salta, the average relative humidity in May is 70%.

Rainfall

In Salta, in May, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 9mm (0.35") of accumulated precipitation. In Salta, Argentina, during the entire year, the rain falls for 160.6 days and collects up to 541mm (21.3") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Salta, Argentina, snow does not fall in January through June, August through December.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 9.3h.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 3, May is the month with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Salta?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Salta, Argentina, is 17.9°C (64.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.8°C (46°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Salta?

The average relative humidity in May in Salta, Argentina, is 70%.

How much does it rain in Salta in May?

In Salta, during May, the rain falls for 9.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 9mm (0.35") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Salta?

In Salta, Argentina, snow does not fall in January through June, August through December.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Salta?

The average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Salta?

May is the month with the lowest UV index in Salta, Argentina, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Salta?

In Salta, Argentina, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average high temperature in May: 17.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is December (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (16.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (5.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (48%).

Average rainfall in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average rainfall in May: 9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (105mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is July (3mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average daylight in May: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.3h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8.3h).

Average UV index in May - Salta, Argentina
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is May (UV index 3).