May weather forecast and climate
Ponedera, Colombia

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Ponedera, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 25.6°C (78.1°F) and 33.3°C (91.9°F).

Temperature

In Ponedera, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a still hot 33.3°C (91.9°F). In Ponedera, the average low-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a life-threatening hot 47.3°C (117.1°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through 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

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In Ponedera, it is raining for 22.8 days, with typically 138mm (5.43") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 186.6 rainfall days, and 1036mm (40.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through August, October through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ponedera is 10.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Ponedera. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Ponedera?

In May, in Ponedera, the average high-temperature is 33.3°C (91.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 47.3°C (117.1°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Ponedera?

In Ponedera, Colombia, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Ponedera?

In May, in Ponedera, Colombia, the rain falls for 22.8 days. Throughout May, 138mm (5.43") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ponedera?

In Ponedera snow does not fall in January through August, October through December.

How many hours of daylight does Ponedera have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Ponedera?

In May, the average sunshine in Ponedera, Colombia, is 10.7h.

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

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Ponedera?

In Ponedera, Colombia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 33.3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (35.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (31.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.7°C).

Average pressure in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1009.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (13.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (7.1km/h).

Average humidity in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (63%).

Average rainfall in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 138mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (215mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (27 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.2 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is September (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (0 days).

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

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

Average sunshine days in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (2.5 days).

Average UV index in May - Ponedera, 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).

Average cloud cover in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 37).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 14).

Average visibility in May - Ponedera, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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