Monrovia
Liberia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Monrovia, Liberia

May, the last month of the spring, in Monrovia, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 21.1°C (70°F) and max 30.7°C (87.3°F).

Temperature

In Monrovia, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). In Monrovia, the average low-temperature is 21.1°C (70°F).

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

In May, in Monrovia, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout May, 516mm (20.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 207 rainfall days, and 5140mm (202.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

May is the month with the warmest seawater in Monrovia, with an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Monrovia is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Monrovia, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

February through June, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Monrovia. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Monrovia?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Monrovia, is 30.7°C (87.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.1°C (70°F).

What is the least humid month in Monrovia?

The least humid month in Monrovia, Liberia, is May, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the average humidity in May in Monrovia?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Monrovia?

In May, in Monrovia, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout May, 516mm (20.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Monrovia?

With an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F), May is the month with the warmest seawater in Monrovia. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Monrovia?

In Monrovia, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.9°C (84°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Monrovia have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Monrovia, Liberia, is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Monrovia have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Monrovia?

Months with the highest UV index in Monrovia, Liberia, are February through June, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Monrovia?

In Monrovia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20°C).

Average humidity in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average humidity in May: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (84%).

Average rainfall in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average rainfall in May: 516mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (996mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (31mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 21 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and September (26 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.9°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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