May weather forecast
Gondar, Ethiopia

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Gondar, Ethiopia, with an average temperature ranging between min 18°C (64.4°F) and max 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). In Gondar, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at 27.9°C (82.2°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Gondar, the average relative humidity in May is 47%.

Rainfall

In Gondar, it is raining for 16.8 days, with typically 68mm (2.68") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 170.6 rainfall days, and 867mm (34.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through August, October through December are months without snowfall in Gondar.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Gondar, Ethiopia, is 12h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:44. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:52 EAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Gondar is 9.5h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through May, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Gondar?

In May, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 27.9°C (82.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Gondar?

In Gondar, Ethiopia, the average relative humidity in May is 47%.

How much does it rain in Gondar in May?

In Gondar, Ethiopia, in May, during 16.8 rainfall days, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gondar?

January through August, October through December are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in May in Gondar?

In Gondar, Ethiopia, the average day length in May is 12h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Gondar?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:09 and sunset at 18:44. On the last day of the month, in Gondar, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:52 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gondar?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Gondar is 9.5h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Gondar, Ethiopia, are January through May, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gondar?

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

Average temperature in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average temperature in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (21.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (12.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average pressure in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.8mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1014.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average wind speed in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (7.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average humidity in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average humidity in May: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (28%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average rainfall in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall in May: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (233mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average rainfall days in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.2 days).

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Average snowfall days in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average snowfall days in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is September (0.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.5h

The months with the most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average sunshine days in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (29.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average UV index in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and May (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average cloud cover in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 3).

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Average visibility in May
Gondar, Ethiopia

Average visibility in May - Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July and August (7km).

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