Gangtok
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gangtok, India

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is also an agreeable month in Gangtok, India, with temperature in the range of an average low of 13.4°C (56.1°F) and an average high of 21.6°C (70.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a still agreeable 21.6°C (70.9°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

Rainfall

In Gangtok, in May, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 552.6mm (21.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87 rainfall days, and 3626mm (142.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. 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 Gangtok?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Gangtok, India, is 21.6°C (70.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Gangtok?

In May, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 552.6mm (21.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Gangtok have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gangtok?

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

When is the highest UV index in Gangtok?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gangtok?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Gangtok is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Gangtok, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4°C).

Average rainfall in May - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 552.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (649.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (22.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • 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 - Gangtok, 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).