Quetzaltenango
Guatemala
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with average temperature ranging between min 8.8°C (47.8°F) and max 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 23.1°C (73.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Quetzaltenango is 74.5%.

Rainfall

In Quetzaltenango, during May, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 131.6mm (5.2") of precipitation. In Quetzaltenango, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.2 days and collects up to 802.1mm (31.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Quetzaltenango is 5.4h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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.

What is the temperature in May in Quetzaltenango?

In May, in Quetzaltenango, the average high-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Quetzaltenango?

The average relative humidity in May is 74.5%.

How many days does it rain in May in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, during May, the rain falls for 16.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 131.6mm (5.2") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Quetzaltenango have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, the average sunshine in May is 5.4h.

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

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

What is the UV index reading in May in Quetzaltenango?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Quetzaltenango is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (20.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (9.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average humidity in May: 74.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (63.1%).

Average rainfall in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall in May: 131.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (147.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (22.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (0.8 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5.4h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in May - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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