Abuja
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Abuja, Nigeria

The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
May, the last month of the spring, in Abuja, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 22°C (71.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a hot 34°C (93.2°F) in April, to a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Abuja, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 148mm (5.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Abuja, there are 83 rainfall days, and 1206mm (47.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Abuja?

In May, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Abuja?

In May, in Abuja, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout May, 148mm (5.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Abuja?

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

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

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Abuja?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Abuja, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 22°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17°C).

Average rainfall in May - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 148mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (238mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (1mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Abuja, Nigeria
  • 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).