Ouahigouya
Burkina Faso
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso

The last month of the spring, May, is another very hot month in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, with average temperature ranging between min 26.6°C (79.9°F) and max 39.9°C (103.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a sweltering 39.9°C (103.8°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Ouahigouya, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout May, 30mm (1.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ouahigouya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 51 days and collects up to 599mm (23.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Ouahigouya are January, February, May, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

February 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 extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Ouahigouya?

In Ouahigouya, in May, the average high-temperature is 39.9°C (103.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Ouahigouya?

In Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, in May, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 30mm (1.2") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, is 12.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Ouahigouya?

January, February, May, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Ouahigouya.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ouahigouya?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Ouahigouya?

In Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in May: 39.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (40.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (32.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in May - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in May: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (188mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, May, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are March, April, June, July, August and September (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in May - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).