May weather forecast and climate
Leh, India

Weather in May

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Leh, is another freezing cold month, with average temperature varying between -15.8°C (3.6°F) and -3.9°C (25°F).

Temperature

In Leh, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a freezing cold -7.2°C (19°F) in April, to a still subzero cold -3.9°C (25°F). In May, the average low-temperature is -15.8°C (3.6°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In Leh, during May, the rain falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation. In Leh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 109.6 days and collects up to 410mm (16.14") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall in Leh. In Leh, during May, snow falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 261mm (10.28") of snow. In Leh, during the entire year, snow falls for 192.7 days, and aggregates up to 2420mm (95.28") of snow.

Daylight

In Leh, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the highest UV index in Leh. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in May transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Leh?

In May, the average relative humidity in Leh, India, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Leh in May?

In Leh, in May, it is raining for 6.9 days, with typically 38mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Leh in May?

In Leh, India, during May, snow falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 261mm (10.28") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Leh have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Leh, India, is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Leh have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10.4h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Leh are January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Leh?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Leh is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Leh, India

Average temperature in May - Leh, India
  • Average high temperature in May: -3.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (5.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-17.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (-1.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-29.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Leh, India

Average pressure in May - Leh, India
  • Average pressure in May: 1020.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1026.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Leh, India

Average wind speed in May - Leh, India
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Leh, India

Average humidity in May - Leh, India
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (67%).

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Average rainfall in May
Leh, India

Average rainfall in May - Leh, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (55mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Leh, India

Average rainfall days in May - Leh, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Leh, India

Average snowfall in May - Leh, India
  • Average snowfall in May: 261mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (301mm).
The month with the least snowfall is December (105mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Leh, India

Average snowfall days in May - Leh, India
  • Average snowfall days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (20.3 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is September (10.2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Leh, India

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Leh, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 6.3).

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Average sunshine days in May
Leh, India

Average sunshine days in May - Leh, India
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (6.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Leh, India

Average UV index in May - Leh, India
  • Average UV index in May: 2

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 2).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Leh, India

Average cloud cover in May - Leh, India
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in May
Leh, India

Average visibility in May - Leh, India
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are July, August, September, October and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June and November (8km).

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