May weather forecast
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Nema Kunku, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 22.8°C (73°F) and max 28.1°C (82.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is May, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.8°C (73°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 68%.

Rainfall

In Nema Kunku, it is raining for 2.7 days, with typically 5mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77 rainfall days, and 427mm (16.81") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 45min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:44 and sunset at 19:21. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 19:29 GMT.

Sunshine

March through May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Nema Kunku.

UV index

January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 the 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Nema Kunku?

The coldest month in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, is May, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.8°C (73°F).

What is the temperature in May in Nema Kunku?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Nema Kunku, is 28.1°C (82.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in May is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Nema Kunku?

The average relative humidity in May in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, is 68%.

How many days does it rain in May in Nema Kunku?

In May, in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, the rain falls for 2.7 days. Throughout May, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Nema Kunku?

In May, the average day length in Nema Kunku is 12h and 45min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Nema Kunku?

On the first day of May in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, sunrise is at 06:44 and sunset at 19:21. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:37 and sunset at 19:29 GMT.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Nema Kunku?

The months with the most sunshine in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, are March through May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Nema Kunku?

In Nema Kunku, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Nema Kunku?

The months with the highest UV index in Nema Kunku, The Gambia, are January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Nema Kunku?

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

Average temperature in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average temperature in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (26.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average pressure in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average wind speed in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average humidity in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in May: 68%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (39%).

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Average rainfall in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average rainfall in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in May: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (177mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.2 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 45min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average sunshine days in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 27.7 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and December (30.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average UV index in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average cloud cover in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 9

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in May
Nema Kunku, The Gambia

Average visibility in May - Nema Kunku, The Gambia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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