May weather forecast and climate
Dagapela, Bhutan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Dagapela, is another hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 34°C (93.2°F).

Temperature

In Dagapela, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 34°C (93.2°F). In May, in Dagapela, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 46.3°C (115.3°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Dagapela, Bhutan, is 69%.

Rainfall

In Dagapela, in May, during 20.3 rainfall days, 187mm (7.36") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 149.1 rainfall days, and 1245mm (49.02") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Dagapela, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Dagapela are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Dagapela?

In Dagapela, Bhutan, in May, the average high-temperature is 34°C (93.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 46.3°C (115.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Dagapela?

The average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Dagapela?

In May, in Dagapela, the rain falls for 20.3 days. Throughout May, 187mm (7.36") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Dagapela, Bhutan, the average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Dagapela?

With an average of 10.9h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Dagapela.

How long on average sun shines in May in Dagapela?

In May, the average sunshine in Dagapela, Bhutan, is 10.9h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Dagapela are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Dagapela?

In Dagapela, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average temperature in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in May: 34°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°C).

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Average pressure in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average pressure in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average pressure in May: 1007.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1003.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average wind speed in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average humidity in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (38%).

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Average rainfall in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average rainfall in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in May: 187mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (318mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are November and December (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 20.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average sunshine days in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average UV index in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average cloud cover in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 56).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and November (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in May
Dagapela, Bhutan

Average visibility in May - Dagapela, Bhutan
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (8km).

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