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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Manila, Philippines

A small stream and beautiful garden parks near the city of Manila, Philippines, on a partially sunny day
A small stream and beautiful garden parks near the city of Manila, Philippines, on a partially sunny day
The last month of the spring, May, is another hot month in Manila, Philippines, with average temperature ranging between max 33.4°C (92.1°F) and min 25.7°C (78.3°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 33.4°C (92.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Manila is 68%.

Rainfall

In Manila, during May, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 138.6mm (5.5") of precipitation. In Manila, during the entire year, the rain falls for 143 days and collects up to 2025.7mm (79.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), May is the month with the warmest seawater. Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Manila is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Manila. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Manila?

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 33.4°C (92.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°C (78.3°F).

What is the temperature in May in Manila?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Manila, is 33.4°C (92.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Manila?

The average relative humidity in May is 68%.

How many days does it rain in May in Manila?

In May, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 138.6mm (5.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Manila?

The month with the warmest seawater is May, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F). 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.

How warm is the water in May in Manila?

In May, the average sea temperature in Manila, Philippines, is 29.8°C (85.6°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Manila have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Manila is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Manila have in May?

In Manila, Philippines, the average sunshine in May is 7.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Manila?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Manila?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Manila, Philippines, 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 - Manila, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in May: 33.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (33.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.3°C).

Average humidity in May - Manila, Philippines
  • Average humidity in May: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (64%).

Average rainfall in May - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in May: 138.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (476.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (7.3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Manila, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Manila, Philippines
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Manila, Philippines
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4.3).

Average UV index in May - Manila, Philippines
  • 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).