Ifaty
Madagascar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Ifaty, Madagascar

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Ifaty, Madagascar, with average temperature varying between 17°C (62.6°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In Ifaty, Madagascar, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Ifaty, is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout May, 15mm (0.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ifaty, there are 41 rainfall days, and 445mm (17.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Ifaty is 26°C (78.8°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 May is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

UV index

In Ifaty, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Ifaty?

In May, in Ifaty, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Ifaty?

In May, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout May, 15mm (0.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Ifaty?

In May, the average sea temperature in Ifaty, Madagascar, is 26°C (78.8°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.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ifaty?

The average sunshine in May in Ifaty, Madagascar, is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Ifaty?

In Ifaty, Madagascar, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in May: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 17°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14°C).

Average rainfall in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in May: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (108mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average sea temperature in May: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (23°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average daylight in May: 11h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are February and June (Average sunshine: 9).

Average UV index in May - Ifaty, Madagascar
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).