Weather in Zanzibar in May 2018

Expect 29°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Zanzibar in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Zanzibar in May before you book your next holiday to Tanzania in 2018.

Key weather averages for Zanzibar in May

  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Zanzibar29
    29°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in May in Zanzibar6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Zanzibar16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Zanzibar22
    22°C min night temperature
  • 12 hours of daylight per day in May in Zanzibar12
    12 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in May in ZanzibarH
    High heat & humidity
  • 254 mm monthly rainfall in May in Zanzibar254
    254 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Zanzibar10
    10 (Very High) UV index
  • 28°C sea temperature in May in Zanzibar28
    28°C sea temperature

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Guide to Zanzibar weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Zanzibar in May is a warm 29°C (84°F) with high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 22°C (72°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 53% of the 12 hours of daylight.

Expect 254mm (10.0 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 16 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (10 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Zanzibar in May is 28°C (82°F).

The weather in Zanzibar in May is represented by Zanzibar.

Zanzibar sunrise & sunset times for May 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Zanzibar in May 2018. Select a month to view Zanzibar sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st May 2018 06:24 18:17
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 06:24 18:17
Thursday, 3rd May 2018 06:24 18:17
Friday, 4th May 2018 06:24 18:16
Saturday, 5th May 2018 06:24 18:16
Sunday, 6th May 2018 06:24 18:16
Monday, 7th May 2018 06:24 18:16
Tuesday, 8th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Wednesday, 9th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Thursday, 10th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Friday, 11th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Saturday, 12th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Sunday, 13th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Monday, 14th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Tuesday, 15th May 2018 06:24 18:15
Wednesday, 16th May 2018 06:25 18:14
Thursday, 17th May 2018 06:25 18:14
Friday, 18th May 2018 06:25 18:14
Saturday, 19th May 2018 06:25 18:14
Sunday, 20th May 2018 06:25 18:14
Monday, 21st May 2018 06:25 18:14
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 06:25 18:14
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 06:26 18:14
Thursday, 24th May 2018 06:26 18:14
Friday, 25th May 2018 06:26 18:14
Saturday, 26th May 2018 06:26 18:14
Sunday, 27th May 2018 06:26 18:14
Monday, 28th May 2018 06:27 18:14
Tuesday, 29th May 2018 06:27 18:14
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 06:27 18:14
Thursday, 31st May 2018 06:27 18:15
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