Alappuzha
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Alappuzha, India

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is also a hot month in Alappuzha, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

January through May, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout May, 336mm (13.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Alappuzha, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122 days and collects up to 3115mm (122.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Alappuzha, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.8°C (85.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Alappuzha, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Alappuzha, India. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Alappuzha?

Warmest months in Alappuzha, India, are January through May, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the temperature in May in Alappuzha?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Alappuzha, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Alappuzha?

In Alappuzha, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 336mm (13.2") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Alappuzha?

In Alappuzha, in May, the average water temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Alappuzha have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Alappuzha?

In May, the average sunshine in Alappuzha, India, is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Alappuzha?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Alappuzha.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Alappuzha?

In Alappuzha, India, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March, April and May (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August and September (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, July and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 336mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (688mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (28mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average daylight in May: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Alappuzha, India
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).