May weather forecast
Bor, South Sudan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Bor, is another hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 23.9°C (75°F) and max 33.6°C (92.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly decreases from a torrid 36.7°C (98.1°F) in April to a tropical 33.6°C (92.5°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 23.9°C (75°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to be a blistering 42.7°C (108.9°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

In May, in Bor, the rain falls for 22.1 days. Throughout May, 114mm (4.49") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bor, there are 188.7 rainfall days, and 754mm (29.69") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Bor, South Sudan, is 12h and 25min.
On the first day of May in Bor, South Sudan, sunrise is at 05:40 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:05 CAT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Bor, South Sudan, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Bor?

In Bor, in May, the average high-temperature is 33.6°C (92.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.9°C (75°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in May is calculated to be 42.7°C (108.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Bor?

In May, the average relative humidity in Bor is 64%.

How many days does it rain in May in Bor?

In Bor, South Sudan, in May, it is raining for 22.1 days, with typically 114mm (4.49") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bor have in May?

In May, the average day length in Bor is 12h and 25min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Bor?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:40 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, in Bor, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:05 CAT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bor?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Bor is 8.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Bor?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average temperature in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average high temperature in May: 33.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (39.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (30.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.3°C).

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Average pressure in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average pressure in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average pressure in May: 1009mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1011.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1006.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average wind speed in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average humidity in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average humidity in May: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (24%).

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Average rainfall in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average rainfall in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average rainfall in May: 114mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and August (120mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average rainfall days in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (25.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.8 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 25min

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average sunshine days in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average UV index in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April and December (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average cloud cover in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average cloud cover in May: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Bor, South Sudan

Average visibility in May - Bor, South Sudan
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August, September and October (9km).

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