May weather forecast
Asmara, Eritrea

A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea
A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Asmara, Eritrea, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.4°C (84.9°F) and an average low of 19.9°C (67.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 29.4°C (84.9°F). In Asmara, in May, the average low-temperature is 19.9°C (67.8°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 29.1°C (84.4°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 41%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 11.2 days. Throughout May, 75mm (2.95") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Asmara, there are 145.2 rainfall days, and 658mm (25.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Asmara, the average length of the day in May is 12h and 50min.
On the first day of May in Asmara, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:42. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:51 EAT.

Sunshine

In Asmara, the average sunshine in May is 11.6h.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index in Asmara is May, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
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 Asmara?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Asmara, Eritrea, is 29.4°C (84.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.9°C (67.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in May is estimated at 29.1°C (84.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Asmara?

In May, the average relative humidity in Asmara, Eritrea, is 41%.

How many days does it rain in May in Asmara?

In Asmara, Eritrea, during May, the rain falls for 11.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 75mm (2.95") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Asmara have in May?

In May, the average day length in Asmara is 12h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Asmara?

On the first day of May in Asmara, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:42. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:51 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Asmara have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Asmara, Eritrea, is 11.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Asmara?

With an average maximum UV index of 7, May is the month with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in May in Asmara?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Asmara is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average temperature in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (30.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (23.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (21.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14°C).

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Average pressure in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average pressure in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1008.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average wind speed in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (11.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (7.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average humidity in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average humidity in May: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (63%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (36%).

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Average rainfall in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average rainfall in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall in May: 75mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (150mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average rainfall days in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.6 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average sunshine days in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.1 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are July and August (1.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average UV index in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is May (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average cloud cover in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average cloud cover in May: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).
The months with the least cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Asmara, Eritrea

Average visibility in May - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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