May weather forecast
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is also an agreeable month in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, with an average temperature fluctuating between 22.8°C (73°F) and 13.3°C (55.9°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 22.8°C (73°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F), May is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 81%, May is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, during May, the rain falls for 26.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 105mm (4.13") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 294.8 rainfall days, and 1224mm (48.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Bukavu, the average length of the day in May is 12h and 0min.
On the first day of May in Bukavu, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:01 CAT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Bukavu. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 coldest month in Bukavu?

The coldest month in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is May, with an average high-temperature of 22.8°C (73°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.3°C (55.9°F).

What is the most humid month in Bukavu?

May is the most humid month in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in May in Bukavu?

The average relative humidity in May in Bukavu is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Bukavu?

In May, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, the rain falls for 26.3 days. Throughout May, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The average day length in May in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 12h and 0min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Bukavu?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 18:01 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Bukavu have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.7h.

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

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

When is the lowest UV index in Bukavu?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

What is the UV index reading in May in Bukavu?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average temperature in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (24.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (22.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (15.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is June (12.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average pressure in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average wind speed in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.6km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May, June, July and August (5.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.1km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average humidity in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (60%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average rainfall in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall in May: 105mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (167mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (21mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average rainfall days in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall days in May: 26.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are March and December (30.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (13.2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average sunshine days in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average UV index in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average cloud cover in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average visibility in May - Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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

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