Cebu City
Philippines
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cebu City, Philippines

The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Cebu City, Philippines, with average temperature varying between 25.9°C (78.6°F) and 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F), May is the warmest month.

Rainfall

In Cebu City, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 70mm (2.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cebu City, there are 142 rainfall days, and 1340mm (52.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cebu City, the average seawater temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Cebu City, Philippines, is 12.6h.

Sunshine

April and May, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Cebu City?

With an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.9°C (78.6°F), May is the warmest month in Cebu City, Philippines.

What is the temperature in May in Cebu City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Cebu City, is 33°C (91.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F).

How much does it rain in Cebu City in May?

In May, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout May, 70mm (2.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Cebu City?

In Cebu City, Philippines, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.2°C (84.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Cebu City?

The average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Cebu City?

April and May, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Cebu City, Philippines.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cebu City?

In Cebu City, Philippines, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cebu City?

Months with the highest UV index in Cebu City are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Cebu City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cebu City is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (23.7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in May: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (200mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (20mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (6 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Cebu City, Philippines
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).