Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with average temperature ranging between max 33°C (91.4°F) and min 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). In May, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 231mm (9.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Port-au-Prince, the average water temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Port-au-Prince, the average length of the day in May is 13h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is 8.1h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, in May, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 231mm (9.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Port-au-Prince?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Port-au-Prince. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 231mm (9.1") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average seawater temperature in May is 27.9°C (82.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Port-au-Prince have in May?

In Port-au-Prince, the average length of the day in May is 13h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average sunshine in May is 8.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Port-au-Prince?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Port-au-Prince?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July and August (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February, March and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall in May: 231mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (231mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and December (33mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average daylight in May: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are February, April and August (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are June and December (Average sunshine: 7.9).

Average UV index in May - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).