May weather forecast and climate
Rajkot, India

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Rajkot, is a scorching month, with average temperature ranging between min 27°C (80.6°F) and max 40.5°C (104.9°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 40.5°C (104.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a burning hot 53.5°C (128.3°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', 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 (clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences), 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
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. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Rajkot is 46%.

Rainfall

January, February, May and December are months without rainfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Rajkot is 13.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January, February and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

March through May and September, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. 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.

What is the warmest month in Rajkot?

The warmest month in Rajkot, India, is May, with an average high-temperature of 40.5°C (104.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).

What is the temperature in May in Rajkot?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 40.5°C (104.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is calculated to 53.5°C (128.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Rajkot?

In May, the average relative humidity in Rajkot, India, is 46%.

Does it rain in Rajkot in May?

In May, in Rajkot, India, it doesn't rain. April is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Rajkot?

In Rajkot rain does not fall in January, February, May and December.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Rajkot is 13.2h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Rajkot?

Months with the most sunshine in Rajkot are January, February and May, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Rajkot?

In Rajkot, India, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Rajkot?

March through May and September, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Rajkot?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 40.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (40.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (28.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.5°C).

Average pressure in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average pressure in May: 1005.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1014.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1000.7mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average wind speed in May: 21.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (10.5km/h).

Average humidity in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average humidity in May: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (32%).

Average rainfall in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (236mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, May and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (24.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with the most sunshine are January, February and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4.7).

Average sunshine days in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average sunshine days in May: 29.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (30.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May and September (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, July, August and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average cloud cover in May: 5

Months with the most cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 3).

Average visibility in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (9km).