May weather forecast
Kano, Nigeria

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Kano, in May, during 3.9 rainfall days, 50mm (1.97") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 49.5 rainfall days, and 696mm (27.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 41min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 18:46 WAT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine 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, Nigeria. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Kano?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Kano?

In Kano, Nigeria, in May, it is raining for 3.9 days, with typically 50mm (1.97") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average day length in May in Kano is 12h and 41min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Kano?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, in Kano, Nigeria, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 18:46 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kano?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kano?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Kano, Nigeria

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).

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Average rainfall in May
Kano, Nigeria

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).

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Average rainfall days in May
Kano, Nigeria

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).
The months with the least rainy days are January, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Kano, Nigeria

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 41min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average UV index in May
Kano, Nigeria

Average UV index in May - Kano, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The 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).

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