Durango
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Durango, Mexico

The tranquil Rock Garden in the Jardin de Piedras region of Mexiquillo in Durango, Mexico, with surrounding forestry and a distant skyline
The tranquil Rock Garden in the Jardin de Piedras region of Mexiquillo in Durango, Mexico, with surrounding forestry and a distant skyline
May, the last month of the spring, in Durango, is a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 11.1°C (52°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

In Durango, Mexico, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a tropical 30°C (86°F). In Durango, Mexico, in May, the average low-temperature is 11.1°C (52°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a hot 31.9°C (89.4°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 55%.

Rainfall

In Durango, Mexico, in May, during 1.8 rainfall days, 12.8mm (0.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Durango, there are 58.9 rainfall days, and 529mm (20.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year in Durango, with an average of 9.3h of sunshine.

UV index

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Durango, Mexico. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Durango?

In May, in Durango, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.1°C (52°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 31.9°C (89.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Durango?

The average relative humidity in May is 55%.

How many days does it rain in May in Durango?

In Durango, during May, the rain falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.8mm (0.5") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Durango have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Durango is 13.3h.

What month has the most sunshine in Durango?

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9.3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Durango have in May?

In Durango, the average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Durango?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Durango?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Durango, Mexico, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (30.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (20.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.1°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June and July (14°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average humidity in May: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (53%).

Average rainfall in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 12.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (140.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (3.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is March (0.5 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.3h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

Average UV index in May - Durango, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).