May weather forecast and climate
New Delhi, India

Palm trees and birds flying above the tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India, under clear skies
Palm trees and birds flying above the tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India, under clear skies
May in New Delhi is the hottest month of the year with temperatures oppressively scorching at 26°C (78.8°F) on the lowest side and 39°C (102.2°F) on the highest side.
With the rise in temperature, there comes an increase in sunshine hours to make an average of thirteen per day during the month, dropping the average monthly humidity down to 14%. A slight rise in rainfall is experienced with a small increase in the average monthly rainy days to two and an average monthly precipitation of 12.7mm (0.5").
The average monthly wind speed in May rises to 11.7km/h (7.3mph).

What is the warmest month in New Delhi?

With an average high-temperature of 39.5°C (103.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F), May is the warmest month in New Delhi.

What is the average temperature in May in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in May, the average high-temperature is 39.5°C (103.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F).
Average temperature in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 39.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (39.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.6°C).

Average humidity in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average humidity in May: 33%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (33%).

Average rainfall in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 22.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (253.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (3.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (0.4 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.5h

Months with most sunshine are April and October (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average UV index in May: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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