Jos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

May, the last month of the spring, in Jos, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low of 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a moderately hot 29.8°C (85.6°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Rainfall

In Jos, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 180mm (7.1") of precipitation. In Jos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92 days and collects up to 1324mm (52.1") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Jos are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Jos?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Jos, is 29.8°C (85.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F).

How much does it rain in Jos in May?

In Jos, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 180mm (7.1") of precipitation.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Jos?

The average sunshine in May is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Jos?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Jos?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 180mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 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 - Jos, Nigeria
  • 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, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Jos, 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).