Ashgabat
Turkmenistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The golden Niyazov monument near the Arch of Independence in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on a warm sunny evening
The golden Niyazov monument near the Arch of Independence in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on a warm sunny evening
The last month of the spring, May, is a hot month in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, with average temperature ranging between min 16.6°C (61.9°F) and max 30.1°C (86.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a warm 24.1°C (75.4°F) in April, to a tropical 30.1°C (86.2°F). In Ashgabat, in May, the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 30.7°C (87.3°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Ashgabat, the average relative humidity in May is 47%.

Rainfall

In Ashgabat, during 10 rainfall days, 21mm (0.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ashgabat, there are 90 rainfall days, and 201mm (7.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Throughout the year, in Ashgabat, there are 15.1 snowfall days.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Ashgabat is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ashgabat is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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 Ashgabat?

In May, the average high-temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 30.7°C (87.3°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Ashgabat?

In May, the average relative humidity in Ashgabat is 47%.

How much does it rain in Ashgabat in May?

In Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in May, during 10 rainfall days, 21mm (0.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In Ashgabat, the average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ashgabat have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, is 8.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Ashgabat?

In Ashgabat, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (38.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average humidity in May: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (34%).

Average rainfall in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average rainfall in May: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (41mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (2 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in May - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).