May weather forecast and climate
Bolgatanga, Ghana

The last month of the spring, May, is also a torrid month in Bolgatanga, Ghana, with average temperature varying between 24.8°C (76.6°F) and 35.8°C (96.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is 35.8°C (96.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Bolgatanga, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 104 rainfall days, and 721mm (28.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Bolgatanga is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, in May, the average high-temperature is 35.8°C (96.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, during May, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 56mm (2.2") of precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Bolgatanga is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bolgatanga have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Bolgatanga?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Bolgatanga.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in May: 35.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (37.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

Average rainfall in May - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in May: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (206mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and November (2 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).

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