May weather forecast and climate
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Mindelo, Cape Verde, with average temperature fluctuating between 22°C (71.6°F) and 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Temperature

In Mindelo, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a warm 23.2°C (73.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Mindelo, Cape Verde, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

January, March through May are months with the least rain in Mindelo when the rain falls for 1.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12.9h.

Sunshine

With an average of 9.4h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

January through August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Mindelo?

The average relative humidity in May in Mindelo is 79%.

What is the driest month in Mindelo?

January, March through May are months with the least rain in Mindelo, Cape Verde, when the rain falls for 1.4 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

How much does it rain in Mindelo in May?

In Mindelo, Cape Verde, during May, the rain falls for 1.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Mindelo have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Mindelo, Cape Verde, is 12.9h.

What month has the most sunshine in Mindelo?

With an average of 9.4h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in May in Mindelo?

In May, the average sunshine in Mindelo, Cape Verde, is 9.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Mindelo?

Months with the lowest UV index in Mindelo are January through August, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in May in Mindelo?

In Mindelo, Cape Verde, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average temperature in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (21.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.7°C).

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Average pressure in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average pressure in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are August and September (1013.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in May: 26.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (28.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (18.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average humidity in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (31mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March, April and May (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (9.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in May: 28.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average UV index in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are September and October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average cloud cover in May: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in May
Mindelo, Cape Verde

Average visibility in May - Mindelo, Cape Verde
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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