Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

May, the last month of the spring, in Sharjah, is a torrid month, with average temperature varying between 21.9°C (71.4°F) and 38.5°C (101.3°F).

Temperature

In Sharjah, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a tropical 34°C (93.2°F) in April, to a very hot 38.5°C (101.3°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 21.9°C (71.4°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 51%, May is the least humid month.

Rainfall

May is the last month it rains. During 0.1 rainfall days, in May, Sharjah aggregates 1.4mm (0.1") of precipitation. In Sharjah, during the entire year, the rain falls for 12.7 days and collects up to 106.9mm (4.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sharjah, the average water temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Sharjah is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Sharjah is 11.3h.

UV index

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Sharjah?

In May, in Sharjah, the average high-temperature is 38.5°C (101.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.9°C (71.4°F).

What is the least humid month in Sharjah?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 51%.

What is the average humidity in May in Sharjah?

In May, the average relative humidity is 51%.

What is the last month it rains in Sharjah?

May is the last month it rains in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. During 0.1 rainfall days, in May, Sharjah aggregates 1.4mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sharjah?

In Sharjah, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.8°C (83.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Sharjah?

In May, the average length of the day in Sharjah is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sharjah have in May?

In Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, the average sunshine in May is 11.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Sharjah?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Sharjah?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Sharjah is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in May: 38.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (42.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 21.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in May: 51%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (51%).

Average rainfall in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (34.8mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, August, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (21.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in May: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.3h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.9).

Average UV index in May - Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).