May weather forecast and climate
Tumpat, Malaysia

May, the last month of the spring, in Tumpat, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between max 32°C (89.6°F) and min 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 43.1°C (109.6°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Tumpat is 77%.

Rainfall

In Tumpat, during 25 rainfall days, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 275.5 rainfall days, and 1543mm (60.75") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F), May is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: The water temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Tumpat is 9.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Tumpat are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Tumpat?

With an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), May is the warmest month in Tumpat.

What is the temperature in May in Tumpat?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Tumpat, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 43.1°C (109.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Tumpat?

In Tumpat, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Tumpat in May?

In May, in Tumpat, the rain falls for 25 days. Throughout May, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea warmest in Tumpat?

The month with the warmest seawater in Tumpat, Malaysia, is May, with an average sea temperature of 30.3°C (86.5°F).

What is the sea temperature in May in Tumpat?

In Tumpat, in May, the average water temperature is 30.3°C (86.5°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

How many hours of daylight does Tumpat have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tumpat?

In Tumpat, the average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Tumpat?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Tumpat, Malaysia.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Tumpat?

In Tumpat, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (23.8°C).

Average pressure in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average pressure in May: 1009mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (1011.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1008.9mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (11.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (7.3km/h).

Average humidity in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (76%).

Average rainfall in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 105mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (319mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (53mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 25 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (13.9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

Average sunshine days in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 5.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (2.7 days).

Average UV index in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

Average cloud cover in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in May - Tumpat, Malaysia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are November and December (9km).