May weather forecast and climate
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.9°C (75°F) and 31.8°C (89.2°F).

Temperature

In San Antonio de Tachira, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 31.8°C (89.2°F). In May, in San Antonio de Tachira, the average low-temperature is 23.9°C (75°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is estimated at a life-threatening hot 45.3°C (113.5°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. 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', 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 (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, metabolic differences), and activity. 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. 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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

The average relative humidity in San Antonio de Tachira is 84%.

Rainfall

In San Antonio de Tachira, in May, it is raining for 27.8 days, with typically 137mm (5.39") of accumulated precipitation. In San Antonio de Tachira, during the entire year, the rain falls for 305.4 days and collects up to 1302mm (51.26") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in San Antonio de Tachira?

In San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.8°C (89.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.9°C (75°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is calculated to 45.3°C (113.5°F).

What is the average humidity in May in San Antonio de Tachira?

In San Antonio de Tachira, the average relative humidity in May is 84%.

How many days does it rain in May in San Antonio de Tachira?

In May, in San Antonio de Tachira, the rain falls for 27.8 days. Throughout May, 137mm (5.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in San Antonio de Tachira?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does San Antonio de Tachira have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in San Antonio de Tachira?

Months with the highest UV index in San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia, are January through May, July through September and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in San Antonio de Tachira?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in San Antonio de Tachira is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average temperature in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (34.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is November (22.7°C).

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Average pressure in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average pressure in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.4mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May and September (1009.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1008.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average wind speed in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and December (5.4km/h).

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Average humidity in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average humidity in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average rainfall in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in May: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (157mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (41mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average rainfall days in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 27.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (17.7 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - San Antonio de Tachira, 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: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average sunshine days in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (9.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (1 days).

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Average UV index in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average UV index in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average cloud cover in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 53).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia

Average visibility in May - San Antonio de Tachira, Colombia
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

The month with the highest visibility is February (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are June, July, August, September, October and November (7km).

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