Calabar
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Calabar, Nigeria

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Calabar, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 27°C (80.6°F) and max 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In Calabar, the average high-temperature in May remains equal as in April - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). In Calabar, the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

Rainfall

In Calabar, in May, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 292mm (11.5") of accumulated precipitation. In Calabar, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 2952mm (116.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°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

May through July, with an average of 12.4h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Calabar.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Calabar. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 temperature in May in Calabar?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Calabar, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How much does it rain in Calabar in May?

In Calabar, during May, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 292mm (11.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Calabar?

In Calabar, Nigeria, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.8°C (83.8°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.

When are the longest days in Calabar?

May through July, with an average of 12.4h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Calabar.

How many hours of daylight does Calabar have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Calabar have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 5h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Calabar are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Calabar?

In Calabar, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (28°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (24°C).

Average rainfall in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 292mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (445mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (41mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in May - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).