Francistown
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Francistown, Botswana

May, the last month of the autumn, in Francistown, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 12°C (53.6°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F) in April, to a still warm 24°C (75.2°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 12°C (53.6°F).

Rainfall

In Francistown, during May, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 8mm (0.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Francistown, Botswana, there are 52 rainfall days, and 470mm (18.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Francistown, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Francistown, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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.

What is the temperature in May in Francistown?

In Francistown, Botswana, in May, the average high-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Francistown?

In Francistown, in May, during 1 rainfall days, 8mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Francistown have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Francistown is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Francistown?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in May: 24°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (8°C).

Average rainfall in May - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in May: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (99mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average daylight in May: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in May - Francistown, Botswana
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).