May weather forecast and climate
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Bocaranga, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.3°C (66.7°F) and 29.6°C (85.3°F).

Temperature

In Bocaranga, the average high-temperature in May slightly decreases, from a hot 32.9°C (91.2°F) in April, to a moderately hot 29.6°C (85.3°F). In Bocaranga, in May, the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a very hot 36.2°C (97.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Bocaranga, during May, the rain falls for 28.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation. In Bocaranga, during the entire year, the rain falls for 215.9 days and collects up to 1158mm (45.59") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Bocaranga, Central African Republic, is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bocaranga is 10.6h.

UV index

In Bocaranga, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 temperature in May in Bocaranga?

In Bocaranga, in May, the average high-temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to be 36.2°C (97.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Bocaranga?

The average relative humidity in May in Bocaranga, Central African Republic, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Bocaranga?

In Bocaranga, during May, the rain falls for 28.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 140mm (5.51") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in May in Bocaranga, Central African Republic, is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bocaranga?

In May, the average sunshine in Bocaranga is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bocaranga?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average temperature in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (20.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average pressure in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average wind speed in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (4.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average humidity in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (23%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average rainfall in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average rainfall in May: 140mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (214mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average rainfall days in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average rainfall days in May: 28.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (29.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.7 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average sunshine days in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average UV index in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average cloud cover in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in May
Bocaranga, Central African Republic

Average visibility in May - Bocaranga, Central African Republic
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (6km).

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