Lamu Weather in May

What's the weather like in Lamu, Kenya in May?

The climate in Lamu during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the fall / autumn in Lamu and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Lamu weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29.5°C 85.1°F
Nightly temperature 24.5°C 76.1°F
Average temperature 27°C 80.6°F
Daily sunshine 7.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 299 mm 11.8 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 28.3°C 82.9°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 18kph 11 mph

On average May is the wettest month of the year in Lamu with around 299mm 11.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Lamu

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

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 May 2018.

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Lamu weather stats

Lamu weather statistics
Hottest month: March 32.3°C 90.1°F
Driest month: February 3mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: October 10.1hrs
Coldest month: July 27.7°C 81.9°F
Wettest month: May 299mm 11.8ins
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