Dhaka
Bangladesh
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Dhaka, Bangladesh

The beautiful Mughal architecture of the fort of Lalbagh standing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
The beautiful Mughal architecture of the fort of Lalbagh standing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.9°C (91.2°F) and 24.5°C (76.1°F).

Temperature

In Dhaka, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 32.9°C (91.2°F). In May, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Dhaka is 59%.

Rainfall

In Dhaka, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 339.4mm (13.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 86 days and collects up to 2148mm (84.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dhaka is 5h.

UV index

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Dhaka?

In Dhaka, in May, the average high-temperature is 32.9°C (91.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Dhaka?

In Dhaka, Bangladesh, the average relative humidity in May is 59%.

How many days does it rain in May in Dhaka?

In May, in Dhaka, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout May, 339.4mm (13.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in May in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Dhaka?

In Dhaka, the average sunshine in May is 5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Dhaka?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

How high is the UV index in May in Dhaka?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Dhaka 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 - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.7°C).

Average humidity in May - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average humidity in May: 59%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (37%).

Average rainfall in May - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average rainfall in May: 339.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (7.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and August (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average daylight in May: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

Months with most sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in May - Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).