May weather forecast
Diani Beach, Kenya

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A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya
A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya

Weather in May

The weather in May witnesses the highest rainfall throughout the year, making it the wettest month with 270mm (10.63") recorded. This month doesn't see any considerable temperature shifts from the previous month, showing typical tropical weather consistency. Despite the increased rainfall, the beach's allure remains intact. However, the wet condition demands caution while planning outdoor activities and beach visits.

Temperature

As Diani Beach steps into May, the average high-temperature is measured at a still tropical 30°C (86°F), displaying minor differences from April's 31°C (87.8°F). Throughout the month of May, Diani Beach sees a steady low-temperature average of 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall in Diani Beach. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 270mm (10.63") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Diani Beach, in May, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: With water temperature from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F), all water activities are comfortable and delightful, devoid of discomfort even for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:17. On the last day of May, in Diani Beach, Kenya, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:16 EAT.

Sunshine

With an average of 6h of sunshine, May has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The UV index of 11 during May translates into the following guidance:
Execute all vital precautions. Preventing sun damage is of utmost importance. Make an effort to avoid direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation, and note that objects like parasols or canopies might not offer full sun protection. For excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck, consider a wide-brim hat. One must apply and reapply generously an SPF 30+ broad-spectrum sunscreen every two hours or after an outdoor workout or swim. Alert! Sand and water increase UV exposure due to their reflective properties.
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Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Diani Beach in May?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°F) respectively.

What is the rainiest month in Diani Beach?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 270mm (10.63") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Diani Beach?

In May, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout May, 270mm (10.63") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Diani Beach?

In May, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Diani Beach have in May?

The average day length in May in Diani Beach, Kenya, is 11h and 55min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Diani Beach?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:17. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:16 EAT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Diani Beach?

With an average of 6h of sunshine, May has the least sunshine of the year in Diani Beach, Kenya.

How long on average sun shines in May in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, the average sunshine duration in May is 6h.

How high is the UV index in May in Diani Beach?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Diani Beach, Kenya, is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average daylight
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Average temperature in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average temperature in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (33°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (20°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in May: 270mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (270mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall days in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average sea temperature in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in May
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average UV index in May - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average UV index in May: 11

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).

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Diani Beach, Kenya

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