May weather forecast
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Ahangama, is another warm month, with an average temperature ranging between max 29.6°C (85.3°F) and min 27.1°C (80.8°F).

Temperature

The shift from April to May is characterized by an average high-temperature of a warm 29.6°C (85.3°F), not significantly different from the 30.3°C (86.5°F) of April. Ahangama observes a slightly reduced average nighttime temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F) during May.

Heat index

During May, the heat index is evaluated at a torrid 36°C (96.8°F). Ensure extra safety measures, heat exhaustion and heat cramps are likely. Continuous activity might result in heatstroke.
One should be cognizant that the heat index values are tailored for shaded spots and mild winds. A rise of up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in the heat index could result from direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is personal, influenced by the individual's physical activity and heat sensitivity, shaped by factors including wind, attire, and metabolic variations. Taking into account that direct sunlight can boost the heat effect, the heat index may rise by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are quite important for babies and toddlers. Younglings frequently fail to recognize the requirement to rest and rehydrate. Thirst emerges late in dehydration - it is imperative to keep hydration levels high, particularly during extended physical exertions.
The human body keeps its cool primarily through perspiration, as this process enables sweat to evaporate, taking away the excess heat. With a high level of moisture in the air, the evaporation process becomes less efficient, preventing the body from cooling down efficiently and resulting in a sensation of overheating. Temperature imbalances caused by excessive heat retention can trigger heat-related maladies.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Ahangama is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Ahangama is May, when the rain falls for 28 days and typically aggregates up to 263mm (10.35") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 24min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:19 +0530.

Sunshine

In Ahangama, the average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are May, June and September, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 6 translates into these guidelines:
Resist overexposure. Safeguarding from solar damage is indispensable. Seek shade and limit direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation. Keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not offer complete sun protection. During bright days, sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB defense are recommended.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Ahangama in May?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Ahangama, is 29.6°C (85.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in May is evaluated at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Ahangama?

The average relative humidity in May in Ahangama is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Ahangama?

The month with the most rainfall in Ahangama is May, when the rain falls for 28 days and typically aggregates up to 263mm (10.35") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Ahangama in May?

In May, in Ahangama, the rain falls for 28 days. Throughout May, 263mm (10.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In May, the average day length in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, is 12h and 24min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Ahangama?

On the first day of May in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, sunrise is at 05:55 and sunset at 18:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:19 +0530.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ahangama?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Ahangama is 9.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ahangama?

The months with the lowest UV index in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, are May, June and September, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in May in Ahangama?

In Ahangama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.1°C).

Average pressure in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in May: 1009mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1009mbar).

Average wind speed in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (21.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (8.7km/h).

Average humidity in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and September (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (77%).

Average rainfall in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 263mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (263mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (37mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 28 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are June and August (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (15.4 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in May: 1.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (12 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (0.3 days).

Average UV index in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in May: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in May
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in May - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

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