May weather forecast
Livingstone, Zambia

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated 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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased 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 an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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

In May, the average relative humidity in Livingstone is 50%.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains in Livingstone. During 1.3 rainfall days, Livingstone aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 113.3 rainfall days, and 457mm (17.99") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11h and 17min.
On the first day of May in Livingstone, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 17:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 17:48 CAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Livingstone, Zambia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Livingstone?

In Livingstone, 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). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, 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, Zambia, is 50%.

What is the last month it rains in Livingstone?

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

How many hours of daylight does Livingstone have in May?

The average day length in May in Livingstone is 11h and 17min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Livingstone?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:30 and sunset at 17:57. On the last day of the month, in Livingstone, Zambia, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 17:48 CAT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Livingstone?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Livingstone have in May?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Livingstone?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Livingstone, Zambia, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average pressure in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average wind speed in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average humidity in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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%).

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Average rainfall in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average rainfall days in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Livingstone, Zambia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 17min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average UV index in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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).

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Average visibility in May
Livingstone, Zambia

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

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

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