May weather forecast and climate
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn, in Muanda, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.6°C (76.3°F) and 30.5°C (86.9°F).

Temperature

In Muanda, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 30.5°C (86.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Muanda, is 24.6°C (76.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a very hot 39.2°C (102.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 80%.

Rainfall

In Muanda, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 21mm (0.83") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 156.6 rainfall days, and 557mm (21.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, are May through July, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 8.6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Muanda are January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Muanda?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Muanda, is 30.5°C (86.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.6°C (76.3°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is estimated at 39.2°C (102.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Muanda?

In Muanda, the average relative humidity in May is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May in Muanda?

In Muanda, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 21mm (0.83") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Muanda?

Months with the shortest days in Muanda are May through July, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Muanda have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Muanda is 11.8h.

What month has the most sunshine in Muanda?

The month with the most sunshine is May, with an average of 8.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Muanda?

In Muanda, the average sunshine in May is 8.6h.

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

January through May, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Muanda?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average temperature in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average pressure in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1009.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average wind speed in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average wind speed in May: 9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average humidity in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February, July and September (78%).

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Average rainfall in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average rainfall in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall in May: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (110mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average rainfall days in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (2.5 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average daylight in May: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average sunshine days in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (25.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average UV index in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average cloud cover in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average cloud cover in May: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in May
Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo

Average visibility in May - Muanda, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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