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

May weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

May, the last month of the spring, in Kuching, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low of 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Kuching, Malaysia, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 241.8mm (9.5") of precipitation. 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 in Kuching, Malaysia.
Note: The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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 warmest month 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 May, in Kuching, the average high-temperature is 32.7°C (90.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How much does it rain in Kuching in May?

In Kuching, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 241.8mm (9.5") of precipitation.

What months are the sea warmest in Kuching?

Months with the warmest seawater are April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the sea temperature in May in Kuching?

In May, the average sea temperature is 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.

When are the longest days in Kuching?

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

How many hours of daylight does Kuching have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kuching have in May?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average sunshine in May is 6.1h.

When is 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.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kuching?

In Kuching, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).