Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
May, the last month of the spring, in Addis Ababa, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are March through May, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Addis Ababa is 53%.

Rainfall

In May, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 84mm (3.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 132 rainfall days, and 1165mm (45.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Addis Ababa, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Addis Ababa is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Addis Ababa are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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 warmest month in Addis Ababa?

Warmest months in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are March through May, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

What is the temperature in May in Addis Ababa?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Addis Ababa, is 25°C (77°F), while the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Addis Ababa?

In May, the average relative humidity in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is 53%.

How much does it rain in Addis Ababa in May?

In May, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 84mm (3.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Addis Ababa have in May?

In Addis Ababa, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Addis Ababa?

In May, the average sunshine in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Addis Ababa?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Addis Ababa?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average high temperature in May: 25°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and May (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (13°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are November and December (8°C).

Average humidity in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average humidity in May: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (79.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (45.5%).

Average rainfall in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall in May: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (290mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are November and December (7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (27 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).