India weather in May 2024

Expect 39°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 9 hours of sunshine per day in India in May. Check more long-term weather averages for India in May before you book your next holiday to India in 2024/2025.

  • 39°C maximum daytime temperature in May in India (New Delhi)39
    39°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 2 days with some rainfall in May in India (New Delhi)2
    2 days with some rainfall
  • 25°C minimum night-time temperature in May in India (New Delhi)25
    25°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in India (New Delhi)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Extreme heat & humidity in May in India (New Delhi)E
    Extreme heat & humidity
  • 17 mm monthly rainfall in May in India (New Delhi)17
    17 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in May in India (New Delhi)11
    11 (Extreme) UV index

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The May weather guide for India (New Delhi) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in India in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 39°C in New Delhi, India in May with extreme heat and humidity, falling to 25°C at night.

How sunny is it in India in May?

There are normally 9 hours of bright sunshine each day in New Delhi, India in May - that's 65% of daylight hours.

Does it ever rain in India in May?

There are usually 2 days with some rain in New Delhi, India in May and the average monthly rainfall is 17mm.

India May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for India in May 2024. Select a month to view India sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The India sunrise and sunset times shown below are for New Delhi.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 05:40 18:57
Thursday, 16th May 2024 05:30 19:06
Friday, 31st May 2024 05:24 19:14

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