The climate in New Delhi during May can be summarized as very hot and dry.
May is in the spring in New Delhi and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a hot 39°C (102°F), whilst at night 25°C (78°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||39.1°C 102.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||25.4°C 77.6°F|
|Average temperature||32.2°C 90°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||17 mm 0.7 ins|
|Rainy days||2 days|
|Sea temperature||24.6°C 76.3°F|
|Windspeed||10.1kph 6 mph|
On average May is the 6th driest month of the year in New Delhi with around 17mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 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 New Delhi in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||June||38.8°C 101.8°F|
|Driest month:||November||5mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||20.7°C 69.3°F|
|Wettest month:||August||257mm 10.1ins|