May weather forecast
Toliara, Madagascar

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn, in Toliara, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 28.1°C (82.6°F) and min 21.3°C (70.3°F).
An excellent water temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) and only 4.9 rainfall days, with 10mm (0.39") of accumulated rainfall, makes May a prime for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a warm 28.1°C (82.6°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 30.3°C (86.5°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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 average relative humidity in May is 66%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout May, 10mm (0.39") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Toliara, there are 93.8 rainfall days, and 297mm (11.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

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

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Toliara are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, Madagascar, in May, the average high-temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 30.3°C (86.5°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Toliara?

In May, the average relative humidity in Toliara, Madagascar, is 66%.

How much does it rain in Toliara in May?

In Toliara, in May, it is raining for 4.9 days, with typically 10mm (0.39") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, 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?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Toliara have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 7.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Toliara?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Toliara, Madagascar.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Toliara?

In Toliara, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average temperature in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average pressure in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average pressure in May: 1017mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average wind speed in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average wind speed in May: 15.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (19km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March and May (15.6km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average humidity in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (70%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and September (62%).

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Average rainfall in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average rainfall in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall in May: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (89mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average rainfall days in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Toliara, Madagascar

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).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Toliara, Madagascar

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 the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.6h

Months with the most sunshine are October and November (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average sunshine days in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (9.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Toliara, Madagascar

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average cloud cover in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average cloud cover in May: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 26).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in May
Toliara, Madagascar

Average visibility in May - Toliara, Madagascar
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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