Coimbatore
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Coimbatore, India

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Coimbatore, is also a sweltering month, with average temperature ranging between max 36.2°C (97.2°F) and min 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still torrid 36.2°C (97.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Coimbatore, India, is 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a burning hot 49.4°C (120.9°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

In Coimbatore, during May, the rain falls for 17.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 47mm (1.85") of precipitation. In Coimbatore, during the entire year, the rain falls for 131.5 days and collects up to 458mm (18.03") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Coimbatore.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Coimbatore?

In Coimbatore, India, in May, the average high-temperature is 36.2°C (97.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is appraised at 49.4°C (120.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Coimbatore?

In May, the average relative humidity in Coimbatore is 61%.

How much does it rain in Coimbatore in May?

In Coimbatore, in May, during 17.4 rainfall days, 47mm (1.85") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Coimbatore?

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Coimbatore.

How long on average sun shines in May in Coimbatore?

The average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Coimbatore?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Coimbatore, India, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Coimbatore, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 36.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (37.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Coimbatore, India
  • Average humidity in May: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (51%).

Average rainfall in May - Coimbatore, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (125mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Coimbatore, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (4.6 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Coimbatore, India
  • 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: 10.6h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in May - Coimbatore, India
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is April (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 6).