Toliara
Madagascar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Toliara, Madagascar

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Toliara, Madagascar, with average temperature varying between 16.9°C (62.4°F) and 28.6°C (83.5°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 15.8mm (0.6") of accumulated rainfall, make May the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a moderately hot 28.6°C (83.5°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout May, 15.8mm (0.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 32 rainfall days, and 417.9mm (16.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Toliara is 26.1°C (79°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Toliara is 9.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Toliara?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Toliara, Madagascar, is 28.6°C (83.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

How much does it rain in Toliara in May?

In May, in Toliara, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout May, 15.8mm (0.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, Madagascar, the average seawater temperature in May is 26.1°C (79°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.

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

The average length of the day in May in Toliara, Madagascar, is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, the average sunshine in May is 9.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, Madagascar, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in May: 15.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (97mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (5.6mm).

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

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and February (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August, September and October (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average sea temperature in May: 26.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (23.9°C).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.6h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.4h).

Average UV index in May - Toliara, 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).