Kumasi
Ghana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kumasi, Ghana

May sees heavy rainfall in Kumasi with the arrival of the African monsoon. The rain gauge accumulates 175.3mm (6.9") within ten wet days in the month.
The average temperatures are in the range of 22.2°C (72°F) to 31.1°C (88°F) with an increase in humidity amid cloudy skies. The sunshine lasts for 6.6 hours during the 12-hour days, which is adequate for visitors to shop for a variety of products that makes its way to the Kejetia market.
Frequent thunderstorms make it challenging to explore the city during the afternoons; also, the sun is always blazing in Kumasi, and May is no exception.
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (33.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.4°C).

  • Average rainfall in May: 174.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (214.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (15.1mm).

  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, September and October (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (2 days).

  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).

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