Lome
Togo
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Lome, Togo

Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo
Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo
May, the last month of the spring, in Lome, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.5°C (74.3°F) and an average high of 31.2°C (88.2°F).

Temperature

In Lome, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 31.2°C (88.2°F). In Lome, in May, the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 83.2%.

Rainfall

In Lome, during 13 rainfall days, 152mm (6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lome, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93 days and collects up to 859mm (33.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Lome, Togo, is May, with an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Lome, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In Lome, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Lome?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Lome, is 31.2°C (88.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Lome?

The average relative humidity in May is 83.2%.

How much does it rain in Lome in May?

In Lome, Togo, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 152mm (6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Lome?

May is the month with the warmest seawater in Lome, Togo, with an average sea temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in May in Lome?

In Lome, Togo, in May, the average water temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Lome have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lome have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Lome is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Lome?

Months with the highest UV index are February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in May in Lome?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22°C).

Average humidity in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average humidity in May: 83.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (87.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (77%).

Average rainfall in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall in May: 152mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (228mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (24.3°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Lome, Togo
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).