May weather forecast and climate
Palembang, Indonesia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn, in Palembang, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.2°C (75.6°F) and an average high of 32.5°C (90.5°F).

Temperature

In Palembang, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still tropical 32.5°C (90.5°F). The average low-temperature,, is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is appraised at a burning hot 48.1°C (118.6°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. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Palembang is 84%.

Rainfall

In May, in Palembang, the rain falls for 24.5 days. Throughout May, 111mm (4.37") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Palembang, there are 271.2 rainfall days, and 1226mm (48.27") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

April through August, with an average of 12h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Palembang.

Sunshine

In Palembang, the average sunshine is 7.5h.

UV index

February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Palembang. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Palembang?

In Palembang, Indonesia, in May, the average high-temperature is 32.5°C (90.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in May is appraised at 48.1°C (118.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Palembang?

In Palembang, the average relative humidity in May is 84%.

How many days does it rain in May in Palembang?

In Palembang, during May, the rain falls for 24.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 111mm (4.37") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Palembang?

Months with the shortest days are April through August, with an average of 12h of daylight.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Palembang have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Palembang is 7.5h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Palembang, Indonesia, are February through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Palembang?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Palembang, Indonesia, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average temperature in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (34.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (31.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (24.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and September (23°C).

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Average pressure in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average pressure in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1010.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average wind speed in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (6.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (3.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average humidity in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average rainfall in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average rainfall in May: 111mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (170mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (40mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average rainfall days in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 24.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (26.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (15.4 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average daylight in May: 12h

Months with the longest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average sunshine days in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 4.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (11.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (2.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average UV index in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average cloud cover in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Palembang, Indonesia

Average visibility in May - Palembang, Indonesia
  • Average visibility in May: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are September and October (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April, May and July (7km).

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