May weather forecast and climate
Livingstone, Zambia

The last month of the autumn, May, is another warm month in Livingstone, Zambia, with average temperature varying between 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In Livingstone, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 28.1°C (82.6°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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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

The average relative humidity in Livingstone, Zambia, is 50%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 1.3 rainfall days, Livingstone aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. In Livingstone, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.3 days and collects up to 457mm (17.99") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Livingstone, Zambia, the average length of the day in May is 11.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Livingstone are May and June, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Livingstone?

In Livingstone, Zambia, in May, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in May is evaluated at 28.1°C (82.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Livingstone?

The average relative humidity in May in Livingstone is 50%.

What is the last month it rains in Livingstone?

May is the last month it rains in Livingstone. During 1.3 rainfall days, in May, Livingstone aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Livingstone have in May?

In Livingstone, the average length of the day in May is 11.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Livingstone?

Months with the least sunshine are May and June, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Livingstone?

In Livingstone, the average sunshine in May is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Livingstone?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Livingstone is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (35.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.1°C).

Average pressure in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average pressure in May: 1017.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in May: 9km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are September and October (12.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.2km/h).

Average humidity in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average humidity in May: 50%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (24%).

Average rainfall in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in May: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (125mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average daylight in May: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7.7).

Average sunshine days in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 29.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

Average UV index in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 9

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 2).

Average visibility in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (9km).