Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Kuching, Malaysia, with average temperature ranging between max 32.7°C (90.9°F) and min 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Temperature

May and June, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In May, in Kuching, Malaysia, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 241.8mm (9.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Kuching, there are 207 rainfall days, and 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater. The water temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Kuching, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the warmest months in Kuching?

Warmest months in Kuching are May and June, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F).

What is the temperature in May in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in May, the average high-temperature is 32.7°C (90.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, in May, during 15 rainfall days, 241.8mm (9.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Kuching?

Months with the warmest seawater are April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F). The water temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably regarded as unpleasant. The primary purpose of entering the water - cooling down from sunshine and high temperatures - is lost.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in May is 30°C (86°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 Kuching?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kuching have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Kuching?

The average sunshine in May is 6.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Kuching?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 32.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 241.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 30°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kuching, 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, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in May - Kuching, 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).