May weather forecast and climate
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Los Arrecifes, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 27.2°C (81°F) and 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still moderately hot 27.2°C (81°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy). 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. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 81%.

Rainfall

In Los Arrecifes, Colombia, in May, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 64mm (2.52") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 145.5 rainfall days, and 496mm (19.53") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Los Arrecifes, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Los Arrecifes is 8.3h.

UV index

February 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 threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. 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 Los Arrecifes?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Los Arrecifes, Colombia, is 27.2°C (81°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is appraised at 30.3°C (86.5°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Los Arrecifes?

In Los Arrecifes, Colombia, the average relative humidity in May is 81%.

How much does it rain in Los Arrecifes in May?

In Los Arrecifes, Colombia, in May, during 13.1 rainfall days, 64mm (2.52") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Los Arrecifes?

In Los Arrecifes, Colombia, the average length of the day in May is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Los Arrecifes?

In Los Arrecifes, Colombia, the average sunshine in May is 8.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Los Arrecifes?

February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Los Arrecifes, Colombia.

What is the UV index reading in May in Los Arrecifes?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Los Arrecifes, Colombia, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average temperature in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (26.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.1°C).

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Average pressure in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average pressure in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1013.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (7.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (4.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average humidity in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (55%).

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Average rainfall in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (67mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.1 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average UV index in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 19).

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Average visibility in May
Los Arrecifes, Colombia

Average visibility in May - Los Arrecifes, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, June and July (8km).

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