Kandy
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kandy, Sri Lanka

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Kandy, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between max 29°C (84.2°F) and min 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In May, in Kandy, the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Kandy, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout May, 144mm (5.7") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 146 rainfall days, and 1840mm (72.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Kandy are May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in May in Kandy?

In Kandy, Sri Lanka, in May, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Kandy in May?

In Kandy, Sri Lanka, in May, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 144mm (5.7") of accumulated precipitation.

When are the longest days in Kandy?

Months with the longest days are May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kandy have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kandy?

May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kandy.

How many hours of sunshine does Kandy have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 6h.

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

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kandy.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kandy?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Kandy is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, July, November and December (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May, June and July (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (18°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 144mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (296mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (71mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

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

Average UV index in May - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).