Tripoli
Lebanon
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Tripoli, Lebanon

A comprehensive view of the Pilgrim Hill in Tripoli, Lebanon, with distant city buildings and skyline
A comprehensive view of the Pilgrim Hill in Tripoli, Lebanon, with distant city buildings and skyline
The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Tripoli, Lebanon, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

In Tripoli, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a pleasant 21°C (69.8°F) in April, to a warm 25°C (77°F). In Tripoli, in May, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 76%, May is the most humid month in Tripoli.

Rainfall

In Tripoli, during 3 rainfall days, 16mm (0.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tripoli, during the entire year, the rain falls for 82 days and collects up to 745mm (29.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tripoli, Lebanon, the average seawater temperature in May is 21.4°C (70.5°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 21.4°C (70.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Tripoli, the average length of the day in May is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Tripoli is 10h.

UV index

In Tripoli, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Tripoli?

In May, in Tripoli, Lebanon, the average high-temperature is 25°C (77°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Tripoli?

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, Lebanon, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How much does it rain in Tripoli in May?

In Tripoli, Lebanon, in May, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 16mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Tripoli?

In May, the average sea temperature in Tripoli is 21.4°C (70.5°F). Swimming in 21.4°C (70.5°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

The average length of the day in May in Tripoli is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tripoli?

The average sunshine in May in Tripoli is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Tripoli?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Tripoli is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average high temperature in May: 25°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (17°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (10°C).

Average humidity in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (66%).

Average rainfall in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average rainfall in May: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (190mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average sea temperature in May: 21.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.5°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Tripoli, Lebanon
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).