May weather forecast
Tacloban City, Philippines

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Tacloban City, is another tropical month, with an average temperature ranging between max 31.7°C (89.1°F) and min 23.9°C (75°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.7°C (89.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°C (75°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is appraised at a blistering 43.7°C (110.7°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, metabolic differences), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Tacloban City, the average relative humidity in May is 81%.

Rainfall

In Tacloban City, in May, during 18.8 rainfall days, 64mm (2.52") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tacloban City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 241.3 days and collects up to 855mm (33.66") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Tacloban City is 12h and 38min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:21 am and sunset at 5:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 5:59 pm PST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Tacloban City. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Tacloban City?

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.7°C (89.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.9°C (75°F).

What is the temperature in May in Tacloban City?

In Tacloban City, Philippines, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.7°C (89.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.9°C (75°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 43.7°C (110.7°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Tacloban City?

In Tacloban City, the average relative humidity in May is 81%.

How much does it rain in Tacloban City in May?

In Tacloban City, during May, the rain falls for 18.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 64mm (2.52") of precipitation.

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

In May, the average day length is 12h and 38min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Tacloban City?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:21 am and sunset at 5:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 5:59 pm PST.

How many hours of sunshine does Tacloban City have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Tacloban City?

April through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

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

In Tacloban City, Philippines, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average temperature in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.9°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June and October (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (22.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average pressure in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.9mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1008.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average wind speed in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (8.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (5.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average humidity in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (80%).

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Average rainfall in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average rainfall in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall in May: 64mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (115mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are March and April (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average rainfall days in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (17.3 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average sunshine days in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (12.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (4.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average UV index in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average cloud cover in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in May
Tacloban City, Philippines

Average visibility in May - Tacloban City, Philippines
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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