May weather forecast and climate
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Puerta de Golpe, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 24.4°C (75.9°F) and max 31.8°C (89.2°F).

Temperature

In Puerta de Golpe, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). In Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, in May, the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to an extremely hot 44.1°C (111.4°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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences), and activity. 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 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.
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 in Puerta de Golpe is 81%.

Rainfall

In May, in Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, the rain falls for 27.3 days. Throughout May, 154mm (6.06") of precipitation is accumulated. In Puerta de Golpe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 270.3 days and collects up to 1255mm (49.41") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, the average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Puerta de Golpe, the average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

UV index

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 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. 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 Puerta de Golpe?

In Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.8°C (89.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 44.1°C (111.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Puerta de Golpe?

In May, the average relative humidity in Puerta de Golpe is 81%.

How much does it rain in Puerta de Golpe in May?

In Puerta de Golpe, during May, the rain falls for 27.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 154mm (6.06") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Puerta de Golpe?

In May, the average length of the day in Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Puerta de Golpe?

In Puerta de Golpe, the average sunshine in May is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Puerta de Golpe?

January through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Puerta de Golpe.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Puerta de Golpe?

In Puerta de Golpe, Colombia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average temperature in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (30.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23°C).

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Average pressure in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average pressure in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.3mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May and September (1009.3mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and December (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are May and June (6.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average humidity in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (66%).

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Average rainfall in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 154mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (164mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 27.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average UV index in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in May
Puerta de Golpe, Colombia

Average visibility in May - Puerta de Golpe, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February and March (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are September, October and November (8km).

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