May weather forecast
Guadalajara, Mexico

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Weather in May

May is a decisive point in Guadalajara's weather system. It marks an impending shift in climate patterns as more frequent rainfall approaches in the following months. The increase in heat continues, but the city begins witnessing more rainfall compared to preceding months. The upcoming month, June, tends to bring even more rain and a decline in warmth. Accumulated rainfall in May measures about 23mm (0.91"), making it considerably wetter than April.

Temperature

May, having an average high-temperature of 32.4°C (90.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.3°C (59.5°F), is the warmest month in Guadalajara.

Heat index

In May, the heat index is appraised at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra safety measures to prevent heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Heatstroke could follow lengthy activity.
It is essential to grasp that the heat index's numbers are for shade and light wind settings. Exposure to the direct sun might augment heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', is the outcome of merging air's temperature and its humidity metrics. Additional elements including metabolic differences, the level of physical activity, and attire have a role in shaping the individual's temperature perception. One should be aware that direct sunshine can amplify the perceived temperature, raising the heat index by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for babies and toddlers. Young kids are often more at risk than adults as they tend to perspire less. Besides, their skin surface is larger relative to their small bodies, and their increased heat output from their active lifestyle compounds their risk.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Guadalajara is 41%.

Rainfall

In Guadalajara, Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 23mm (0.91") of precipitation. In Guadalajara, Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.5 days and collects up to 719mm (28.31") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Guadalajara, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 8min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 7:30 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 9.9h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Guadalajara.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index is May, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, a regular UV index of 7 translates into these guidelines:
Continue precautions and advocate sun safety advice. Deterrence of sunburn is indispensable. Avoid direct sunlight between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. Keep in mind that shade structures may not provide complete protection. Sun-related eye harm can be minimized with proper sunglasses offering UVA and UVB coverage.
Updated: Feb 8, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What is the hottest time of year in Guadalajara?

Temperature readings in Guadalajara reach their annual highs in May, averaging 32.4°C (90.3°F) and a minimum average of 15.3°C (59.5°F).

How hot is it in Guadalajara in May?

In May, in Guadalajara, the average high-temperature is 32.4°C (90.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.3°C (59.5°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Guadalajara?

In Guadalajara, Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 41%.

How much does it rain in Guadalajara in May?

In Guadalajara, during May, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 23mm (0.91") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Guadalajara have in May?

The average day length in May in Guadalajara, Mexico, is 13h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Guadalajara?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:22 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. On the last day of the month, in Guadalajara, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 7:30 pm CST.

What month has the most sunshine in Guadalajara?

The month with the most sunshine is May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Guadalajara have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Guadalajara, Mexico, is 9.9h.

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

The month with the highest UV index in Guadalajara is May, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in May in Guadalajara?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Guadalajara, Mexico, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average temperature in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (17.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average pressure in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average wind speed in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.6km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average humidity in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average humidity in May: 41%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (36%).

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Average rainfall in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average rainfall in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 23mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (187mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average rainfall days in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (29.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (2.2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average sunshine days in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average sunshine days in May: 20.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average UV index in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is May (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average cloud cover in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average cloud cover in May: 10

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 43).
The months with the least cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Guadalajara, Mexico

Average visibility in May - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (8km).

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