Kottayam
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kottayam, India

May, the last month of the pre-monsoon summer, in Kottayam, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32°C (89.6°F) and an average low of 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In Kottayam, during 10 rainfall days, 320mm (12.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kottayam, there are 117 rainfall days, and 3105mm (122.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kottayam are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Kottayam?

In Kottayam, in May, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Kottayam in May?

In May, in Kottayam, India, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 320mm (12.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Kottayam?

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

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kottayam?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Kottayam?

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

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March, April and May (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kottayam, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 320mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (636mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (22mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kottayam, 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 - Kottayam, 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).