Varanasi
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Varanasi, India

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is an extremely hot month in Varanasi, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 40.3°C (104.5°F) and 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 40.3°C (104.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Rainfall

In Varanasi, in May, it is raining for 1.2 days, with typically 10.3mm (0.4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 51.4 rainfall days, and 1058.2mm (41.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Varanasi, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Varanasi, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Varanasi. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the warmest month in Varanasi?

The warmest month in Varanasi is May, with an average high-temperature of 40.3°C (104.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F).

What is the temperature in May in Varanasi?

In May, in Varanasi, the average high-temperature is 40.3°C (104.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Varanasi?

In May, the rain falls for 1.2 days. Throughout May, 10.3mm (0.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Varanasi have in May?

In Varanasi, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Varanasi?

Months with the highest UV index in Varanasi, India, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Varanasi?

In Varanasi, India, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Varanasi, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 40.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (40.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average rainfall in May - Varanasi, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 10.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (309.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (4.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Varanasi, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0.5 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Varanasi, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Varanasi, India
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).