May weather forecast
Pokhara, Nepal

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Weather in May

Pokhara in May showcases a blend of summer heat and monsoon rain. Though free of extreme weathers, the humidity increases due to a surge in rainfall to 359mm (14.13"). This substantial jump marks the advent of the whopping monsoon season. Even with increased rainfall, the days remain long and the UV Index stands at its peak, requiring protective measures to avoid sunburn during outdoor activities. Despite heavy rainfall, the locales brim with life as the flora flaunts its full bloom, creating a rich canvas of green all over the city.

Temperature

The arrival of May in Pokhara coincides with an average high-temperature of a tropical 30.1°C (86.2°F), indicating a minimal shift from April's 29.8°C (85.6°F). In Pokhara, in May, the average low-temperature is a refreshing 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Rainfall

In Pokhara, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 359mm (14.13") of precipitation. In Pokhara, during the entire year, the rain falls for 71 days and collects up to 3901mm (153.58") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Pokhara, Nepal, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 33min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:28 am and sunset at 6:43 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:12 am and sunset at 7:01 pm +0545.

Sunshine

In Pokhara, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Pokhara are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: A maximum daily UV index of 12 during May morphs into the following directions:
Execute all crucial precautions. Warding off sun exposure is non-negotiable. Limit direct sun exposure especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. However, keep in mind that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Outfit yourself in sun-safe attire, like long sleeves, pants, a hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Apply and frequently reapply a minimum SPF 30 sunscreen even on cloudy days, especially after swimming or an outdoor workout.
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Frequently asked questions

How hot is May in Pokhara?

During May, Pokhara experiences an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and a low-temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°F).

How much does it rain in Pokhara in May?

In Pokhara, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 359mm (14.13") of precipitation.

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

In May, the average day length is 13h and 33min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Pokhara?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:28 am and sunset at 6:43 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:12 am and sunset at 7:01 pm +0545.

How many hours of sunshine does Pokhara have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 7h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Pokhara?

In Pokhara, Nepal, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Pokhara, Nepal

Average temperature in May - Pokhara, Nepal
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18.4°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.1°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Pokhara, Nepal

Average rainfall in May - Pokhara, Nepal
  • Average rainfall in May: 359mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (940mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Pokhara, Nepal

Average rainfall days in May - Pokhara, Nepal
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16 days).
The months with the least rainy days are November and December (1 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Pokhara, Nepal

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Pokhara, Nepal
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 4min

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average UV index in May
Pokhara, Nepal

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

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

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Pokhara, Nepal

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