Johor Bahru
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Johor Bahru, Malaysia

A view of the majestic grandeur of the Sultan Iskandar Mosque in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, with the surrounding parks and trees
A view of the majestic grandeur of the Sultan Iskandar Mosque in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, with the surrounding parks and trees
The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.1°C (73.6°F) and an average high of 32.5°C (90.5°F).

Temperature

In Johor Bahru, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). In Johor Bahru, the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Rainfall

In Johor Bahru, during 15 rainfall days, 215.3mm (8.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Johor Bahru, there are 162 rainfall days, and 2355.5mm (92.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

April through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Johor Bahru.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Johor Bahru is 6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Johor Bahru are January through May, August through December, 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 radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Johor Bahru?

In Johor Bahru, in May, the average high-temperature is 32.5°C (90.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Johor Bahru?

In Johor Bahru, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 215.3mm (8.5") of precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Johor Bahru?

Months with the warmest seawater are May and June, with an average sea temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F).

What is the sea water temperature in May in Johor Bahru?

In May, the average sea temperature in Johor Bahru is 30.2°C (86.4°F). For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

When are the longest days in Johor Bahru?

Months with the longest days in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, are April through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in May in Johor Bahru?

The average length of the day in May in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Johor Bahru?

In Johor Bahru, the average sunshine in May is 6h.

When is the highest UV index in Johor Bahru?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in May in Johor Bahru?

In Johor Bahru, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 215.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (244.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (139.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30.2°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are May and June (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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