May weather forecast
Trujillo, Peru

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Weather in May

While May marks the onset of autumn in Trujillo, the city doesn't witness a drastic change in its weather. Temperatures continue their southward trend, with the daily high averaging 23.2°C (73.8°F), yet staying comfortable for outdoor activities. The zero rainfall trend that began in April continues unabated, leaving the city mostly dry. This lack of rainfall, combined with significant daily sunshine hours, makes May an excellent time to explore Trujillo's culture and heritage. The sea temperature also begins to decrease, announcing the approach of cooler months.

Temperature

In May, Trujillo notes an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 23.2°C (73.8°F), hardly different from the preceding month. An average low-temperature of 15.6°C (60.1°F) is recorded in the month of May in Trujillo.

Rainfall

April through December are months without rainfall.

Sea temperature

In Trujillo, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.8°C (67.6°F).
Note: Swimming is not enjoyable for most people in water that is 19.8°C (67.6°F). As the temperature descends from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F), breathing control becomes harder.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 11h and 45min.
On the first day of May in Trujillo, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:07. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:23 and sunset at 18:04 -05.

Sunshine

January, February, April, May, November and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Trujillo, Peru.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 11 translates into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Limit direct sun exposure and seek shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the time of the most intense UV radiation, noting that shade structures may not provide total sun protection. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in May in Trujillo?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 23.2°C (73.8°F) and 15.6°C (60.1°F) respectively.

What is the driest month in Trujillo?

April through December are months without rainfall in Trujillo.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Trujillo?

In May, the average sea temperature in Trujillo, Peru, is 19.8°C (67.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.8°C (67.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

In May, the average day length in Trujillo is 11h and 45min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Trujillo?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:07. On the last day of the month, in Trujillo, sunrise is at 06:23 and sunset at 18:04 -05.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Trujillo?

The months with the most sunshine in Trujillo, Peru, are January, February, April, May, November and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Trujillo?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Trujillo, Peru, is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Trujillo?

In Trujillo, Peru, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average temperature in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.2°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (13.8°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average rainfall in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average rainfall in May: 0mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January, February and March (1mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average rainfall days in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average sea temperature in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (16.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 4min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

The months with the most sunshine are January, February, April, May, November and December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 4h).

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Average UV index in May
Trujillo, Peru

Average UV index in May - Trujillo, Peru
  • Average UV index in May: 11

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).

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Trujillo, Peru

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