Mbabane
Swaziland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Mbabane, Swaziland

A view of the traditional Swati huts in a village in Mbabane, Swaziland, surrounded by beautiful nature and trees under a clear sky
A view of the traditional Swati huts in a village in Mbabane, Swaziland, surrounded by beautiful nature and trees under a clear sky
May, the last month of the autumn, in Mbabane, is another pleasant month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.4°C (70.5°F) and 7.9°C (46.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still pleasant 21.4°C (70.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Mbabane, is 7.9°C (46.2°F).

Rainfall

In Mbabane, during May, the rain falls for 5.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 33.8mm (1.3") of precipitation. In Mbabane, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.9 days and collects up to 1441.7mm (56.8") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Mbabane, Swaziland, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Mbabane is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Mbabane?

In Mbabane, in May, the average high-temperature is 21.4°C (70.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.9°C (46.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Mbabane?

In May, in Mbabane, Swaziland, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout May, 33.8mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Mbabane is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Mbabane?

The average sunshine in May in Mbabane is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Mbabane?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Mbabane is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Mbabane, Swaziland
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (24.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (19.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (14.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.6°C).

Average rainfall in May - Mbabane, Swaziland
  • Average rainfall in May: 33.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (253.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (19.4mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Mbabane, Swaziland
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (2.8 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Mbabane, Swaziland
  • Average daylight in May: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, March, April, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Mbabane, Swaziland
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).