May weather forecast
Paro, Bhutan

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Weather in May

May in Paro is known to mark the onset of monsoon making it a month of significant weather transformation. An increased maximum average temperature hitting 17°C (62.6°F), coupled with considerably high rainfall sets the stage for a much greener environment. An abundant rainwater and increased moisture in the air cultivate the lush landscapes of Paro. Despite intermittent showers, the overall moderate climate still invites sightseeing and participation in cultural festivities.

Temperature

May's weather records an average high-temperature of a still refreshing 17°C (62.6°F), showing little deviation from April. During the month of May, an average temperature of 7°C (44.6°F) is noted during the nights in Paro.

Rainfall

In Paro, in May, during 11 rainfall days, 180mm (7.09") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 95 rainfall days, and 2044mm (80.47") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Paro, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 30min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:22 and sunset at 18:35. On the last day of May, in Paro, Bhutan, sunrise is at 05:07 and sunset at 18:52 +06.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Paro is 7h.

UV index

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, an average UV index of 12 transforms into the following instructions:
Utilize all necessary safety measures, unprotected skin could suffer burns instantly. Remember that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Make an effort to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. Combat UV radiation's detrimental effects with sun-safe clothing and UV-blocking eyewear.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in May in Paro?

The high-temperature, in May, in Paro, records 17°C (62.6°F), while the low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Paro?

In Paro, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 180mm (7.09") of precipitation.

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

In Paro, Bhutan, the average day length in May is 13h and 30min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Paro?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:22 and sunset at 18:35. On the last day of the month, in Paro, Bhutan, sunrise is at 05:07 and sunset at 18:52 +06.

How many hours of sunshine does Paro have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 7h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Paro are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Paro?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Paro, Bhutan

Average temperature in May - Paro, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in May: 17°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July and August (18°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Paro, Bhutan

Average rainfall in May - Paro, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in May: 180mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (549mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Paro, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in May - Paro, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Paro, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average UV index in May
Paro, Bhutan

Average UV index in May - Paro, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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Paro, Bhutan

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