May weather forecast and climate
Sulur, India

Weather in May

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Sulur, is another very hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 36.2°C (97.2°F) and min 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still torrid 36.2°C (97.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Sulur, is 24.7°C (76.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a burning hot 49.4°C (120.9°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 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. 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 Sulur, the average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

In Sulur, it is raining for 17.4 days, with typically 47mm (1.85") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 131.5 rainfall days, and 458mm (18.03") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sulur is 12.6h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year in Sulur, India, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Sulur, India, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Sulur?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 36.2°C (97.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.7°C (76.5°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 49.4°C (120.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Sulur?

In May, the average relative humidity is 61%.

How many days does it rain in May in Sulur?

In Sulur, India, in May, it is raining for 17.4 days, with typically 47mm (1.85") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In Sulur, India, the average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Sulur?

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Sulur.

How many hours of sunshine does Sulur have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Sulur is 10.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Sulur?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sulur is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Sulur, India

Average temperature in May - Sulur, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 36.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (37.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.1°C).

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Average pressure in May
Sulur, India

Average pressure in May - Sulur, India
  • Average pressure in May: 1008.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.3mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and June (1008.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Sulur, India

Average wind speed in May - Sulur, India
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (18.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Sulur, India

Average humidity in May - Sulur, India
  • Average humidity in May: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (51%).

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Average rainfall in May
Sulur, India

Average rainfall in May - Sulur, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (125mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Sulur, India

Average rainfall days in May - Sulur, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.6 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sulur, India
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Sulur, India

Average sunshine days in May - Sulur, India
  • Average sunshine days in May: 8.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Sulur, India

Average UV index in May - Sulur, India
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is April (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Sulur, India

Average cloud cover in May - Sulur, India
  • Average cloud cover in May: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in May
Sulur, India

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

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

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