May weather forecast and climate
Jalalao, Colombia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Jalalao, Colombia, with average temperature ranging between max 31.6°C (88.9°F) and min 26.1°C (79°F).

Temperature

In Jalalao, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). In May, in Jalalao, the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is estimated at an extremely hot 40.7°C (105.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 74%.

Rainfall

In Jalalao, in May, it is raining for 17.1 days, with typically 91mm (3.58") of accumulated precipitation. In Jalalao, Colombia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 168.7 days and collects up to 720mm (28.35") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Jalalao, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Jalalao, the average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Jalalao. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Jalalao?

In Jalalao, Colombia, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 40.7°C (105.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Jalalao?

In May, the average relative humidity in Jalalao, Colombia, is 74%.

How much does it rain in Jalalao in May?

In Jalalao, Colombia, during May, the rain falls for 17.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.58") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Jalalao have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Jalalao, Colombia, is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Jalalao have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

When is the lowest UV index in Jalalao?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Jalalao?

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

Average temperature in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average temperature in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.1°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June and August (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.2°C).

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Average pressure in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average pressure in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.6mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 14.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (11km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average humidity in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.6 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.8 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are September and October (6.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average UV index in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Jalalao, Colombia

Average visibility in May - Jalalao, Colombia
  • 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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