May weather forecast and climate
Bujumbura, Burundi

A wooden boat on the sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, with approaching waves
A wooden boat on the sandy shores of Lake Tanganyika in Bujumbura, Burundi, with approaching waves
May, the last month of the autumn, in Bujumbura, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 21.3°C (70.3°F) and min 13.4°C (56.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.4°C (56.1°F), May is the coldest month.

Humidity

May is the most humid month in Bujumbura, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

In Bujumbura, Burundi, in May, it is raining for 24.8 days, with typically 114mm (4.49") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 256.8 rainfall days, and 1091mm (42.95") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Bujumbura is 12h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is May, with an average of 6.3h of sunshine.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the coldest month in Bujumbura?

The coldest month in Bujumbura, Burundi, is May, with an average high-temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.4°C (56.1°F).

What is the temperature in May in Bujumbura?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 21.3°C (70.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Bujumbura?

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the average humidity in May in Bujumbura?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Bujumbura in May?

In Bujumbura, in May, it is raining for 24.8 days, with typically 114mm (4.49") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bujumbura have in May?

In Bujumbura, Burundi, the average length of the day in May is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bujumbura?

The month with the least sunshine in Bujumbura, Burundi, is May, with an average of 6.3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Bujumbura have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Bujumbura, Burundi, is 6.3h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Bujumbura, Burundi.

When is the lowest UV index in Bujumbura?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Bujumbura, Burundi.

How high is the UV index in May in Bujumbura?

In Bujumbura, Burundi, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (23.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is June (12.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (62%).

Average rainfall in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average rainfall in May: 114mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (167mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average rainfall days in May: 24.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (29.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (7 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average daylight in May: 12h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.3h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in May - Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).