May weather forecast and climate
Sibu, Malaysia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Sibu, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 33°C (91.4°F) and 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Rainfall

In Sibu, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 227.6mm (8.96") of precipitation. In Sibu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 193 days and collects up to 3228.9mm (127.12") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Sibu is 6.2h.

UV index

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Sibu. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Sibu?

With an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.1°C (73.6°F), May is the warmest month in Sibu.

How much does it rain in Sibu in May?

In Sibu, Malaysia, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 227.6mm (8.96") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in May is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Sibu?

In Sibu, the average sunshine in May is 6.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Sibu?

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Sibu.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Sibu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Sibu, Malaysia

Average temperature in May - Sibu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (22.5°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Sibu, Malaysia

Average rainfall in May - Sibu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 227.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (368.3mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (168.2mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Sibu, Malaysia

Average rainfall days in May - Sibu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (20 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June and July (12 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Sibu, Malaysia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sibu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are January, February, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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Average UV index in May
Sibu, Malaysia

Average UV index in May - Sibu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 11).

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