May weather forecast and climate
Timbuktu, Mali

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Timbuktu, Mali, during May, the rain falls for 0.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 25.3 rainfall days, and 182.8mm (7.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Timbuktu is 12.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Timbuktu?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Timbuktu?

In Timbuktu, Mali, in May, it is raining for 0.9 days, with typically 4mm (0.16") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Timbuktu 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 are the months 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.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Timbuktu?

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

Average temperature in May
Timbuktu, Mali

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).

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Average rainfall in May
Timbuktu, Mali

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

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

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Average rainfall days in May
Timbuktu, Mali

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 least rainy days is November (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Timbuktu, Mali

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

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

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Average UV index in May
Timbuktu, Mali

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).

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