Zanzibar weather in May 2020

  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Zanzibar29
    29°C max day temperature
  • 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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The May weather guide for Zanzibar, Tanzania 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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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).

Zanzibar sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Zanzibar in May 2020. Select a month to view Zanzibar sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:24 18:17
Saturday, 16th May 2020 06:25 18:14
Sunday, 31st May 2020 06:27 18:15
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