May weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another pleasant month in Thimphu, Bhutan, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.5°C (72.5°F) and 13.1°C (55.6°F).

Temperature

In Thimphu, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still pleasant 22.5°C (72.5°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 13.1°C (55.6°F).

Rainfall

In Thimphu, during 11 rainfall days, 122mm (4.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 97 rainfall days, and 1447mm (56.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Thimphu is 13.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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

How much does it rain in Thimphu in May?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, in May, during 11 rainfall days, 122mm (4.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Thimphu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Thimphu, Bhutan, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average temperature in May - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall in May - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in May: 122mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Thimphu, Bhutan

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (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
Thimphu, Bhutan

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average UV index in May
Thimphu, Bhutan

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

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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