May weather forecast
Macha, Zambia

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Weather in May

May signals the arrival of a cold snap, with the lowest temperature of 12.8°C (55°F) experienced so far in the year. This period witnesses almost negligible rainfall, setting the stage for an extended dry season. Cloud coverage continues to decrease, leading to an increase in sunshine. People are treated to a longer span of clear, cloudless skies. As a result, May ushers in a cooler phase complemented by brilliant sunlight as one moves further into the dry season in Macha.

Temperature

The transition into May marks the average high-temperature at a still warm 24.3°C (75.7°F), differing minimally from April's 25.2°C (77.4°F). Macha experiences a mean temperature of 12.8°C (55°F) during May nights.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Macha is 63%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 3.9 days. Throughout May, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated. In Macha, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127 days and collects up to 574mm (22.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 11h and 21min.
On the first day of May in Macha, Zambia, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 17:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 17:47 CAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Macha is 7.6h.

UV index

January, May through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Macha. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the maximum UV index of 5 suggests this advice:
Act with care - The suggestion to avoid sunburn is emphasized. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Macha in May?

May temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F) and a low-temperature of 12.8°C (55°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Macha?

In Macha, the average relative humidity in May is 63%.

How many days does it rain in May in Macha?

In Macha, during May, the rain falls for 3.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Macha have in May?

The average day length in May in Macha is 11h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Macha?

On the first day of May in Macha, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 17:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 17:47 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Macha have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 7.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Macha?

The months with the lowest UV index in Macha are January, May through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Macha?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Macha, Zambia

Average temperature in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in May: 24.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Macha, Zambia

Average pressure in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average pressure in May: 1017.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Macha, Zambia

Average wind speed in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (8.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Macha, Zambia

Average humidity in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average humidity in May: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (30%).

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Average rainfall in May
Macha, Zambia

Average rainfall in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in May: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (156mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Macha, Zambia

Average rainfall days in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (24.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.2 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Macha, Zambia

Average sunshine days in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 25.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.6 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and December (5.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Macha, Zambia

Average UV index in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are September and October (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, May, June, July and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Macha, Zambia

Average cloud cover in May - Macha, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 3).

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Average visibility in May
Macha, Zambia

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

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

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