Kisumu Weather in May

What's the weather like in Kisumu (Kenya) in May 2023?

The climate in Kisumu during May can be summarized as warm and wet.

May is in the fall / autumn in Kisumu and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

Kisumu weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.3°C 82.9°F
Nightly temperature 16.4°C 61.4°F
Average temperature 22.3°C 72.1°F
Daily sunshine 8 hrs
Avg rainfall 186 mm 7.3 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 28.3°C 82.9°F
Humidity 64%
Windspeed 9kph 6 mph

On average May is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kisumu with around 186mm 7.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Kisumu

Kisumu average temperature in May

May rainfall

Kisumu average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Kisumu average rain in May

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 Kisumu in May 2023.

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Kisumu weather stats

Kisumu weather statistics
Hottest month: February 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: January 66mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: February 9.7hrs
Coldest month: July 27.6°C 81.7°F
Wettest month: April 230mm 9.1ins
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