The climate in Addis Ababa during May can be summarized as mild and a little damp.
May is in the spring in Addis Ababa and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 9°C (49°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||23.4°C 74°F|
|Nightly temperature||9.3°C 48.7°F|
|Average temperature||16.3°C 61.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||93 mm 3.7 ins|
|Rainy days||11 days|
|Sea temperature||29°C 84.2°F|
|Windspeed||4.3kph 3 mph|
On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Addis Ababa with around 93mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Addis Ababa in May 2021.
|Hottest month:||May||23°C 73.4°F|
|Driest month:||December||11mm 0.4ins|
|Coldest month:||December||20.9°C 69.6°F|
|Wettest month:||August||281mm 11.1ins|