Kathmandu
Nepal
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kathmandu, Nepal

Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
May, the last month of the spring, in Kathmandu, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low of 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Temperature

In Kathmandu, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still moderately hot 28.7°C (83.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Kathmandu, Nepal, is 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Kathmandu is 57%.

Rainfall

In Kathmandu, during May, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 123.6mm (4.9") of precipitation. In Kathmandu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110 days and collects up to 1454.9mm (57.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in May in Kathmandu?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 28.7°C (83.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Kathmandu?

In Kathmandu, the average relative humidity in May is 57%.

How many days does it rain in May in Kathmandu?

In Kathmandu, in May, during 12 rainfall days, 123.6mm (4.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Kathmandu have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Kathmandu is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kathmandu have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Kathmandu is 7.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kathmandu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (29.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average humidity in May: 57%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (53%).

Average rainfall in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall in May: 123.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (363.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (8.3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 4.4).

Average UV index in May - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).