Blantyre
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Blantyre, Malawi

The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Blantyre, Malawi, with average temperature ranging between max 25.9°C (78.6°F) and min 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still moderately hot 25.9°C (78.6°F). In May, in Blantyre, the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 69%.

Rainfall

In Blantyre, during May, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.9mm (0.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Blantyre, there are 83 rainfall days, and 896.6mm (35.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Blantyre is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Blantyre, the average sunshine in May is 8.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Blantyre is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Blantyre?

In Blantyre, in May, the average high-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.6°C (60.1°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Blantyre?

In Blantyre, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Blantyre?

In Blantyre, during May, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 9.9mm (0.4") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Blantyre have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Blantyre is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Blantyre?

In Blantyre, Malawi, the average sunshine in May is 8.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Blantyre?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in May: 9.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (198mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (1.2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average daylight in May: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.4).

Average UV index in May - Blantyre, Malawi
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 7).