Benghazi
Libya
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Benghazi, Libya

May, the last month of the spring, in Benghazi, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 16°C (60.8°F) and max 28.9°C (84°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

During May, Benghazi regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.1") of precipitation. During the entire year, Benghazi aggregates up to 270mm (10.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Benghazi is 19°C (66.2°F). 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 May, the average length of the day in Benghazi is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Benghazi, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May 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).

What are the least humid months in Benghazi?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Benghazi?

The average relative humidity in May in Benghazi is 55%.

How much does it rain in Benghazi in May?

In Benghazi, in May, 3mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in May in Benghazi?

In May, the average sea 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).

How many hours of daylight does Benghazi have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Benghazi is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Benghazi?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Benghazi?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Benghazi, Libya, is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

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).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in May - Benghazi, Libya
  • 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).