May weather forecast
Benghazi, Libya

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Benghazi, Libya, with an average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 28.9°C (84°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from 24.7°C (76.5°F) in April to a still moderately hot 28.9°C (84°F). In May, in Benghazi, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is computed to be a hot 30°C (86°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are May and June, with an average relative humidity of 55%.

Rainfall

In Benghazi, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is typically accumulated. During the entire year, Benghazi aggregates up to 270mm (10.63") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Benghazi, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 48min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 19:19. On the last day of May, in Benghazi, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 19:39 EET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, in May, the average high-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in May is computed to be 30°C (86°F).

What is the least humid month in Benghazi?

The months with the lowest humidity in Benghazi are May and June, with an average relative humidity of 55%.

What is the average humidity in May in Benghazi?

The average relative humidity in May is 55%.

How much does it rain in Benghazi in May?

Throughout May, in Benghazi, Libya, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in May in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, Libya, in May, the average water temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). Swimming in 19°C (66.2°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 Benghazi?

In May, the average day length in Benghazi is 13h and 48min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Benghazi?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 19:19. On the last day of the month, in Benghazi, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 19:39 EET.

How long on average sun shines in May in Benghazi?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Benghazi, Libya, is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Benghazi?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average temperature in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.3°C).

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Average humidity in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average humidity in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average humidity in May: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (55%).

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Average rainfall in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average rainfall in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average rainfall in May: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (66mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average rainfall days in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12 days).
The months with the least rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average sea temperature in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 48min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 13min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average UV index in May
Benghazi, Libya

Average UV index in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average UV index in May: 10

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

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