Padang weather in May (Indonesia)
Curious about the May weather in Padang? This guide provides all the weather details you need.
In May, the weather in Padang generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 33°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 23°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.
Padang in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 204 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 15 days of rain.
The weather is predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 202 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.
If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Padang. June and July typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to have less favorable conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Padang climate page with graphs.
Padang, monthly averages in May
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So, what should you wear in Padang in May? It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 29°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
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