Niamey
Niger
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Niamey, Niger

City structures of the Niamey city in Niger, from across the river Niger
City structures of the Niamey city in Niger, from across the river Niger
The last month of the spring, May, is another extremely hot month in Niamey, Niger, with average temperature varying between 27.7°C (81.9°F) and 40.2°C (104.4°F).

Temperature

In Niamey, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - an extremely hot 40.2°C (104.4°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Rainfall

In Niamey, Niger, in May, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 34.7mm (1.4") of accumulated precipitation. In Niamey, during the entire year, the rain falls for 52 days and collects up to 540.8mm (21.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In Niamey, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Niamey are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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 Niamey?

In May, in Niamey, Niger, the average high-temperature is 40.2°C (104.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Niamey?

In Niamey, in May, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 34.7mm (1.4") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Niamey?

In May, the average sunshine in Niamey is 9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Niamey?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Niamey, Niger, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Niamey, Niger
  • Average high temperature in May: 40.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (40.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°C).

Average rainfall in May - Niamey, Niger
  • Average rainfall in May: 34.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (170.8mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Niamey, Niger
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Niamey, Niger
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in May - Niamey, Niger
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).