Maseru
Lesotho
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Maseru, Lesotho

A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
A high view of the semi-desert city of Maseru in Lesotho with a clear sky
May, the last month of the autumn, in Maseru, is another comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 17.1°C (62.8°F) and an average low of 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Temperature

In Maseru, Lesotho, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still enjoyable 17.1°C (62.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 5.2°C (41.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 56%.

Rainfall

In Maseru, in May, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 8mm (0.31") of accumulated precipitation. In Maseru, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 387mm (15.24") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Maseru is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Maseru is 7.6h.

UV index

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Maseru?

In Maseru, Lesotho, in May, the average high-temperature is 17.1°C (62.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 5.2°C (41.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Maseru?

In Maseru, the average relative humidity in May is 56%.

How much does it rain in Maseru in May?

In Maseru, Lesotho, in May, during 3.8 rainfall days, 8mm (0.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Maseru in May?

In Maseru, Lesotho, in May, it doesn't snow. In June, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Maseru?

January through May, September through December are months without snowfall.

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

The average length of the day in May in Maseru, Lesotho, is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maseru have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Maseru is 7.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Maseru?

May through July, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Maseru?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maseru is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average high temperature in May: 17.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (13.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is June (2.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average humidity in May: 56%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (35%).

Average rainfall in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall in May: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (71mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (2.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is July (7mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is June (0.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average daylight in May: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.6h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

Average UV index in May - Maseru, Lesotho
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 3).