Pakistan weather in May

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in May in Pakistan. Is this month a good time to go to Pakistan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Pakistan in May?

The weather conditions in Pakistan in May vary from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination. It is a summer month.

During May in Pakistan the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 30°C (86°F) in Quetta to 43°C (109°F) in Jacobabad. Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 26°C (79°F) in Jacobabad and 11°C (52°F) in Quetta. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year in Pakistan. So be prepared and pack summer clothes.

Precipitation in May varies from almost no in Karachi with an average of 0mm (0inch) rainfall to moderate in Islamabad with 40mm (1.6inch). It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 293 hours of sunshine in Lahore during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Pakistan.

Where to go in Pakistan in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Pakistan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Pakistan

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Pakistan?

Average weather in Lahore

In May Lahore generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 39°C (102°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (71°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Lahore
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
34°C / 94°F 
16°C / 61°F 
265 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
2 days 
39°C / 102°F 
22°C / 71°F 
293 hours 
25mm / 1inch 
3 days 
June   >> June
>>  
39°C / 102°F 
25°C / 76°F 
269 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
4 days 
poor 
Climate in Lahore

Average weather in Islamabad

In May Islamabad generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Islamabad
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
15°C / 59°F 
250 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
35°C / 95°F 
20°C / 68°F 
312 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
June   >> June
>>  
39°C / 102°F 
24°C / 75°F 
301 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
poor 
Climate in Islamabad

Average weather in Karachi

In May Karachi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (96°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Karachi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
35°C / 94°F 
23°C / 73°F 
277 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
0 days 
35°C / 96°F 
26°C / 79°F 
299 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
28°C / 82°F 
232 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
1 day 
Climate in Karachi

Average weather in Rawalpindi

In May Rawalpindi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Rawalpindi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
15°C / 59°F 
250 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
35°C / 95°F 
20°C / 68°F 
312 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
June   >> June
>>  
39°C / 102°F 
24°C / 75°F 
301 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
poor 
Climate in Rawalpindi

Average weather in Bahawalpur

In May Bahawalpur generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 40°C (104°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Bahawalpur
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
19°C / 66°F 
273 hours 
13mm / 0.5inch 
40°C / 104°F 
24°C / 75°F 
294 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
June   >> June
>>  
42°C / 108°F 
28°C / 82°F 
267 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
Climate in Bahawalpur

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Pakistan.

Is May the best time to go to Pakistan?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit Pakistan with commonly unpleasant weather in Lahore.

On average the best time to visit Pakistan is in January, February, March, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Lahore. The worst months are June and July that can have poor weather conditions.

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