May weather forecast and climate
Malacca, Malaysia

May, the last month of the spring, in Malacca, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.4°C (74.1°F) and an average high of 31.8°C (89.2°F).

Temperature

In Malacca, the average high-temperature is 31.8°C (89.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout May, 172mm (6.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 138 rainfall days, and 1950.3mm (76.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Malacca are April through June, with an average sea temperature of 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

January through May, July through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Malacca. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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. 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. 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 Malacca?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Malacca, is 31.8°C (89.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

How much does it rain in Malacca in May?

In May, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout May, 172mm (6.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Malacca?

April through June, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Malacca, Malaysia. 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.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Malacca?

In May, the average sea temperature in Malacca, Malaysia, 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 Malacca?

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

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Malacca?

In May, the average sunshine in Malacca is 6.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Malacca?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Malacca?

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 - Malacca, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (32.6°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August and December (30.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Malacca, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in May: 172mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (231.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (73.3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Malacca, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (7 days).

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Malacca, 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: 6.8h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in May - Malacca, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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

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