Gaborone
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gaborone, Botswana

Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Gaborone, Botswana, with average temperature varying between 8.3°C (46.9°F) and 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Temperature

In Gaborone, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still moderately hot 25.6°C (78.1°F). In Gaborone, the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

Rainfall

In Gaborone, during 2 rainfall days, 8.4mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 41 rainfall days, and 189.7mm (7.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gaborone is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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.

What is the temperature in May in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, in May, the average high-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, Botswana, in May, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 8.4mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Gaborone, Botswana, is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gaborone?

The average sunshine in May in Gaborone, Botswana, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gaborone?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gaborone, Botswana, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in May: 8.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (32.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average daylight in May: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

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

Average UV index in May - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).