Georgetown
Guyana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Georgetown, Guyana

A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
May, the last month of the spring, in Georgetown, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.3°C (75.7°F) and 29.4°C (84.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 29.4°C (84.9°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout May, 285.5mm (11.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Georgetown, Guyana, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 2260.3mm (89") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Georgetown, Guyana, in May, the average water temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Georgetown, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Georgetown, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Georgetown?

In May, in Georgetown, the average high-temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, Guyana, in May, during 19 rainfall days, 285.5mm (11.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, Guyana, in May, the average water temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Georgetown have in May?

In Georgetown, Guyana, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Georgetown have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Georgetown, Guyana, is 5.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Georgetown?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Georgetown.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Georgetown?

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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.4°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (30.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and October (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (23.5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall in May: 285.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (88.5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • 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: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in May - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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