The climate in Dhaka during May can be summarized as very hot, humid and very wet.
May is in the spring in Dhaka and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||33.4°C 92°F|
|Nightly temperature||24.7°C 76.4°F|
|Average temperature||29°C 84.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||269 mm 10.6 ins|
|Rainy days||11 days|
|Sea temperature||28.9°C 84°F|
|Windspeed||6.8kph 4 mph|
On average May is the 4th wettest month of the year in Dhaka with around 269mm 10.6 inches of rain making it a very wet 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 5.8 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 Dhaka in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||September||32.2°C 90°F|
|Driest month:||January||6mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||26°C 78.8°F|
|Wettest month:||June||377mm 14.8ins|