May weather forecast and climate
Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast

The view of the roof of Our Lady of Peace Basilica, the largest church in the world, in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
The view of the roof of Our Lady of Peace Basilica, the largest church in the world, in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
May, the last month of the spring, in Yamoussoukro, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.7°C (89.1°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 31.7°C (89.1°F). In Yamoussoukro, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Rainfall

In Yamoussoukro, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 155mm (6.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Yamoussoukro, there are 113 rainfall days, and 1126mm (44.33") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

January through May, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Yamoussoukro.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Yamoussoukro. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 temperature in May in Yamoussoukro?

In Yamoussoukro, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.7°C (89.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

How much does it rain in Yamoussoukro in May?

In Yamoussoukro, during May, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 155mm (6.1") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Yamoussoukro have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Yamoussoukro is 12.4h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Yamoussoukro?

Months with the most sunshine in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, are January through May, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Yamoussoukro?

The average sunshine in May in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Yamoussoukro?

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast.

How high is the UV index in May in Yamoussoukro?

In Yamoussoukro, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (33.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
  • Average rainfall in May: 155mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (170mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (13mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with the most sunshine are January, February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in May - Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).