May weather forecast and climate
Kano, Nigeria

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

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In May, in Kano, the rain falls for 3.9 days. Throughout May, 49.6mm (1.95") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 49.5 rainfall days, and 696.4mm (27.42") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in May interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. 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 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 many days does it rain in May in Kano?

In Kano, in May, it is raining for 3.9 days, with typically 49.6mm (1.95") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kano have in May?

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

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

Months with the highest UV index 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, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
The 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).
The driest months (with the least 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 least 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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.5h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with the 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).