May weather forecast
Mbarara, Uganda

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Weather in May

Rain continues to pour down in May, though not as much as in April, providing a softening of weather conditions. The humidity reaches the highest point at 86%, bringing moisture-laden air that hangs heavy in Mbarara. Despite the humidity, the city remains vibrant with temperatures consistent with prior months. Residents and tourists may need to adapt to inclement weather during this time. As such, May embodies the mature phase of the rainy season in Mbarara.

Temperature

The month of May sees the lowest average temperatures in Mbarara, reaching 23.2°C (73.8°F) at the peak and 15.1°C (59.2°F) at the low.

Humidity

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Mbarara, in May, during 27.7 rainfall days, 173mm (6.81") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 281.7 rainfall days, and 1679mm (66.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 5min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 18:57 EAT.

Sunshine

With an average of 8.3h of sunshine, May has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

March through June, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 5 suggests these recommendations:
Undertake protective steps - Preventing sun damage is advised. Considering the Sun's intensity during midday, it's wise to minimize direct exposure. Limit sun-induced ocular harm with sunglasses that feature UVA and UVB filtration.

Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest?

Mbarara notes the coldest temperatures in May, with a average high of 23.2°C (73.8°F) and a low of 15.1°C (59.2°F).

What is the usual temperature for Mbarara in May?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 23.2°C (73.8°F) and 15.1°C (59.2°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in February is computed to be 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the most humid month?

The most humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in May?

In Mbarara, Uganda, the average relative humidity in May is 86%.

How many days does it rain in May?

In Mbarara, in May, during 27.7 rainfall days, 173mm (6.81") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May?

The average day length in May is 12h and 5min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Mbarara?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 18:57 EAT.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

The month with the least sunshine is May, with an average of 8.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May?

In Mbarara, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Mbarara?

March through June, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Mbarara.

How high is the UV index in May?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Mbarara is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average temperature in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (23.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (17.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (14.4°C).

Average pressure in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average pressure in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average pressure in May: 1014mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.4mbar).

Average wind speed in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average wind speed in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (5.4km/h).

Average humidity in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average humidity in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average humidity in May: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (62%).

Average rainfall in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average rainfall in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average rainfall in May: 173mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (240mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (49mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average rainfall days in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average rainfall days in May: 27.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (29.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (14.7 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average sunshine days in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average sunshine days in May: 2.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.6 days).

Average UV index in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average UV index in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average cloud cover in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).

Average visibility in May
Mbarara, Uganda

Average visibility in May - Mbarara, Uganda
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, June, July and August (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are April, May and November (8km).

Mbarara, Uganda

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