May weather forecast
Rajkot, India

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

The average heat index in May is computed to be a burning hot 53.5°C (128.3°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 is 46%.

Rainfall

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

Daylight

In Rajkot, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 13min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of May, in Rajkot, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:26 pm IST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Rajkot are March through May and September, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Rajkot?

May is the warmest month in Rajkot, 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?

In Rajkot, India, in May, the average high-temperature is 40.5°C (104.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is computed to be 53.5°C (128.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Rajkot?

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

What is the driest month in Rajkot?

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

Does it rain in Rajkot in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Rajkot have in May?

In Rajkot, the average day length in May is 13h and 13min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Rajkot?

On the first day of May in Rajkot, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:26 pm IST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Rajkot?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rajkot have in May?

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

When is 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 in Rajkot.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Rajkot?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Rajkot is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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Average pressure in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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Average wind speed in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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Average humidity in May
Rajkot, India

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

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

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Average rainfall in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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Average rainfall days in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rajkot, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 13min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are January, February and May (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Rajkot, India

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).

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Average UV index in May
Rajkot, India

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Rajkot, India

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

The 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).

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Average visibility in May
Rajkot, India

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

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

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