Damascus
Syria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Damascus, Syria

A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Damascus, Syria, with average temperature fluctuating between 10.5°C (50.9°F) and 29.7°C (85.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderately hot 24.5°C (76.1°F) in April, to a still warm 29.7°C (85.5°F). In Damascus, the average low-temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F).

Rainfall

In Damascus, in May, during 1 rainfall days, 3.3mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 35 rainfall days, and 133.6mm (5.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Damascus, during the entire year, snow falls for 11 days.

Daylight

In Damascus, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In Damascus, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Damascus is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Damascus?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 29.7°C (85.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 10.5°C (50.9°F).

How much does it rain in Damascus in May?

In Damascus, during May, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3mm (0.1") of precipitation.

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

In Damascus, Syria, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Damascus?

The average sunshine in May is 10.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Damascus?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Damascus is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 10.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (27.9mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and February (7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.3).

Average UV index in May - Damascus, Syria
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).