May weather forecast and climate
Paraguachón, Colombia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Paraguachón, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.8°C (91°F) and 25.8°C (78.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 32.8°C (91°F). In Paraguachón, in May, the average low-temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at an extremely hot 42.8°C (109°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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. 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, 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In Paraguachón, during May, the rain falls for 21.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 81mm (3.19") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Paraguachón, there are 234.1 rainfall days, and 740mm (29.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Paraguachón, Colombia, is 10.6h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Paraguachón. Months with the lowest UV index in Paraguachón, Colombia, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 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. 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 Paraguachón?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Paraguachón, is 32.8°C (91°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 42.8°C (109°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Paraguachón?

In May, the average relative humidity in Paraguachón is 70%.

How much does it rain in Paraguachón in May?

In Paraguachón, in May, it is raining for 21.5 days, with typically 81mm (3.19") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Paraguachón?

In Paraguachón, Colombia, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Paraguachón?

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Paraguachón?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Paraguachón?

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

Average temperature in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average temperature in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average humidity in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67%).

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Average rainfall in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 81mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (171mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (10mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 21.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.7 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Paraguachón, 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: 10.6h

Months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average UV index in May - Paraguachón, 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
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - Paraguachón, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Paraguachón, Colombia

Average visibility in May - Paraguachón, 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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