Timbuktu
Mali
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Timbuktu, Mali

The last month of the spring, May, is also a blistering month in Timbuktu, Mali, with average temperature ranging between max 42.2°C (108°F) and min 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 42.2°C (108°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Timbuktu, Mali, the rain falls for 0.9 days. Throughout May, 4mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Timbuktu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 25.3 days and collects up to 182.8mm (7.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Timbuktu is 8.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Timbuktu, Mali, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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.

What is the warmest month in Timbuktu?

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 42.2°C (108°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

What is the temperature in May in Timbuktu?

In Timbuktu, in May, the average high-temperature is 42.2°C (108°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

How much does it rain in Timbuktu in May?

In Timbuktu, Mali, in May, it is raining for 0.9 days, with typically 4mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Timbuktu have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Timbuktu, Mali, is 12.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Timbuktu?

In Timbuktu, Mali, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

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

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Timbuktu.

How high is the UV index in May in Timbuktu?

In Timbuktu, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Timbuktu, Mali
  • Average high temperature in May: 42.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (42.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Timbuktu, Mali
  • Average rainfall in May: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (73.6mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February, March and November (0.1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Timbuktu, Mali
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Timbuktu, Mali
  • Average daylight in May: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

Average UV index in May - Timbuktu, Mali
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).