May weather forecast and climate
Kotagiri, India

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Kotagiri, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.8°C (69.4°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In Kotagiri, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In Kotagiri, India, in May, the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to a very hot 37.9°C (100.2°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. 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. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Kotagiri, India, is 71%.

Rainfall

In Kotagiri, during 27.9 rainfall days, 207mm (8.15") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kotagiri, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 243.6 days and collects up to 1388mm (54.65") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Kotagiri is May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Kotagiri?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kotagiri, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 37.9°C (100.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Kotagiri?

The average relative humidity in May in Kotagiri, India, is 71%.

How many days does it rain in May in Kotagiri?

In Kotagiri, India, in May, it is raining for 27.9 days, with typically 207mm (8.15") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Kotagiri?

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kotagiri?

In Kotagiri, the average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kotagiri?

In Kotagiri, India, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (25.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°C).

Average pressure in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average pressure in May: 1008.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and June (1008.8mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (9.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (4.6km/h).

Average humidity in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average humidity in May: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (56%).

Average rainfall in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 207mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (247mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (13mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 27.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (27.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.8 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average sunshine days in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average sunshine days in May: 0.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (0.8 days).

Average UV index in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is March (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are October and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in May - Kotagiri, India
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April and June (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October, November and December (8km).