May weather forecast
New Delhi, India

The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India
The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India

Weather in May

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is a scorching month in New Delhi, India, with average temperature varying between 42.3°C (108.1°F) and 29.8°C (85.6°F).

Temperature

In New Delhi, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a sweltering 38.2°C (100.8°F) in April, to an extremely hot 42.3°C (108.1°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F).

Humidity

The least humid month in New Delhi, India, is May, with an average relative humidity of 18%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout May, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in New Delhi, there are 74.2 rainfall days, and 305mm (12.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In New Delhi, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 12.1h of sunshine.

UV index

April through June, with an average maximum UV index of 9, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in New Delhi?

May is the least humid month in New Delhi, India, with an average relative humidity of 18%.

What is the average humidity in May in New Delhi?

In May, the average relative humidity is 18%.

How many days does it rain in May in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in May, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 7mm (0.28") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does New Delhi have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in New Delhi, India, is 13.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in New Delhi?

May has the most sunshine of the year in New Delhi, with an average of 12.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, India, the average sunshine in May is 12.1h.

When is the highest UV index in New Delhi?

Months with the highest UV index are April through June, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the UV index intensity in May in New Delhi?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in New Delhi, India, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
New Delhi, India

Average temperature in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 42.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (42.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 29.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (32°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure in May
New Delhi, India

Average pressure in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average pressure in May: 1000.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (996.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
New Delhi, India

Average wind speed in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
New Delhi, India

Average humidity in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average humidity in May: 18%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (18%).

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Average rainfall in May
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (86mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall days in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
New Delhi, India

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12.1h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
New Delhi, India

Average sunshine days in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average sunshine days in May: 24.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (29.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
New Delhi, India

Average UV index in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are April, May and June (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
New Delhi, India

Average cloud cover in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average cloud cover in May: 7

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in May
New Delhi, India

Average visibility in May - New Delhi, India
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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