Quito
Ecuador
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Quito, Ecuador

A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
May, the last month of the autumn, in Quito, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 10.1°C (50.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still agreeable 21°C (69.8°F). In Quito, in May, the average low-temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F).

Rainfall

In Quito, Ecuador, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 105.5mm (4.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Quito, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128 days and collects up to 1098.2mm (43.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days. January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

In Quito, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Quito. Months with the lowest UV index in Quito are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Quito?

In May, the average high-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.1°C (50.2°F).

How much does it rain in Quito in May?

In Quito, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 105.5mm (4.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When are the longest days in Quito?

Months with the longest days in Quito are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

What is the month with the shortest days in Quito?

Months with the shortest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Quito have in May?

In Quito, the average length of the day in May is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Quito?

In Quito, the average sunshine in May is 5.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Quito?

Months with the highest UV index in Quito are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

When is the lowest UV index in Quito?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Quito?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Quito is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average high temperature in May: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 10.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (10.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and September (9.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall in May: 105.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (171.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (21.5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and April (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (5 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average daylight in May: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

Average UV index in May - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).