Kano
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kano, Nigeria

The last month of the spring, May, is another very hot month in Kano, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average high of 36.7°C (98.1°F) and an average low of 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still sweltering 36.7°C (98.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Kano, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Kano, during May, the rain falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 49.6mm (2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 49.5 rainfall days, and 696.4mm (27.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Kano, Nigeria, is 8.5h.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kano. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Kano?

In Kano, in May, the average high-temperature is 36.7°C (98.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Kano in May?

In Kano, Nigeria, in May, it is raining for 3.9 days, with typically 49.6mm (2") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in May in Kano is 12.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kano?

In May, the average sunshine in Kano is 8.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kano?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kano is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 36.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (38.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 49.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (228mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, November and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.9 days

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in May: 12.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.5h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.1h).

Average UV index in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • 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).