Darjeeling
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Darjeeling, India

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is another comfortable month in Darjeeling, India, with average temperature varying between 11.5°C (52.7°F) and 18.5°C (65.3°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still enjoyable 18.5°C (65.3°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 11.5°C (52.7°F).

Rainfall

In Darjeeling, in May, during 9 rainfall days, 197.2mm (7.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 78 rainfall days, and 2981.8mm (117.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Darjeeling, the average length of the day is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Darjeeling is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Darjeeling are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Darjeeling?

In May, the average high-temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.5°C (52.7°F).

How much does it rain in Darjeeling in May?

In Darjeeling, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 197.2mm (7.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Darjeeling?

In Darjeeling, the average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Darjeeling have in May?

In Darjeeling, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Darjeeling?

Months with the highest UV index in Darjeeling, India, are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Darjeeling?

In Darjeeling, India, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Darjeeling, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 18.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (19.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

Average rainfall in May - Darjeeling, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 197.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (781.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Darjeeling, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Darjeeling, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4).

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

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).