The climate in Mogadishu during May can be summarized as hot, humid and reasonably dry.
May is in the spring in Mogadishu and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.8°C 89.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.1°C 73.5°F|
|Average temperature||27.4°C 81.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||79 mm 3.1 ins|
|Rainy days||7 days|
|Sea temperature||28.4°C 83.1°F|
|Windspeed||9.7kph 6 mph|
On average May is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Mogadishu with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 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 Mogadishu in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||April||33°C 91.4°F|
|Driest month:||January||2mm 0.1ins|
|Coldest month:||August||29.6°C 85.3°F|
|Wettest month:||November||81mm 3.2ins|