May weather forecast and climate
Los Penones, Colombia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Los Penones, Colombia, with average temperature ranging between max 31.1°C (88°F) and min 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

In Los Penones, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 31.1°C (88°F). In Los Penones, in May, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a torrid 39.1°C (102.4°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by 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 exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Los Penones, Colombia, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 25.4 days. Throughout May, 187mm (7.36") of precipitation is accumulated. In Los Penones, during the entire year, the rain falls for 233 days and collects up to 1320mm (51.97") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Los Penones, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Los Penones is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Los Penones are January through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Los Penones?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Los Penones, Colombia, is 31.1°C (88°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is estimated at 39.1°C (102.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Los Penones?

In May, the average relative humidity in Los Penones is 74%.

How much does it rain in Los Penones in May?

In Los Penones, in May, during 25.4 rainfall days, 187mm (7.36") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In Los Penones, Colombia, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Los Penones have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Los Penones?

Months with the highest UV index in Los Penones are January through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Los Penones?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Los Penones is 7. 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 Penones, Colombia

Average temperature in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (30.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (20.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average pressure in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.7mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and June (1010.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average humidity in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (59%).

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Average rainfall in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 187mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (223mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 25.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (26.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 4.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (3.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average UV index in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in May
Los Penones, Colombia

Average visibility in May - Los Penones, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, August and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April, May, June, July, September, October and November (9km).

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