May weather forecast and climate
La Caipala, Colombia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in La Caipala, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.3°C (68.5°F) and 32.2°C (90°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 32.2°C (90°F). In La Caipala, in May, the average low-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 41.8°C (107.2°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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', '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, wind, metabolic differences). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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

The average relative humidity in La Caipala is 72%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 24.7 days. Throughout May, 177mm (6.97") of precipitation is accumulated. In La Caipala, during the entire year, the rain falls for 279.7 days and collects up to 2063mm (81.22") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in La Caipala, Colombia, is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in La Caipala is 11.1h.

UV index

January through March, May through July, September through 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 hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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 La Caipala?

The average high-temperature, in May, in La Caipala, is 32.2°C (90°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 41.8°C (107.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in La Caipala?

In May, the average relative humidity in La Caipala, Colombia, is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in La Caipala?

In May, in La Caipala, the rain falls for 24.7 days. Throughout May, 177mm (6.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in La Caipala?

The average length of the day in May in La Caipala is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does La Caipala have in May?

In La Caipala, Colombia, the average sunshine in May is 11.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in La Caipala?

Months with the lowest UV index in La Caipala, Colombia, are January through March, May through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in May in La Caipala?

In La Caipala, 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 rays.

Average temperature in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average temperature in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (30.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (20.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average pressure in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1013.5mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are June and July (1013.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 3.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (3.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (2.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average humidity in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (59%).

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Average rainfall in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 177mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (283mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (106mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 24.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (28 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (18.8 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 5.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (11.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (2 days).

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Average UV index in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average UV index in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
La Caipala, Colombia

Average visibility in May - La Caipala, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October and November (8km).

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