May weather forecast and climate
Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 26.3 days. Throughout May, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is accumulated. In Bukavu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 294.8 days and collects up to 1224mm (48.19") of precipitation.

Daylight

May through August, with an average of 12h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

In Bukavu, the average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Bukavu. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 coldest month in Bukavu?

May is the coldest month, 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 temperature in May in Bukavu?

In May, in Bukavu, the average high-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F).

What is the most humid month in Bukavu?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Bukavu?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Bukavu in May?

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

What is the month with the shortest days in Bukavu?

May through August, with an average of 12h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

How many hours of daylight does Bukavu have in May?

In Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, the average length of the day in May is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bukavu?

In May, the average sunshine in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 8.7h.

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

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

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Bukavu?

Months with the lowest UV index in Bukavu are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in May in Bukavu?

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

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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

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).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.6h).

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).

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

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

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).

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

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