Country Overview For Philippines
The climate in Philippines is typically tropical marine; northeast monsoon (November to April); southwest monsoon (May to October). The terrain: mostly mountains with narrow to extensive coastal lowlands. For Manila in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 30°C with the average minimum 24°C, while in June the average maximum is 33°C with a minimum of 26°C. The wettest month for Manila is July with an average of 420.0mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is April with 10.5mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR MAY
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Zamboanga City.
Throughout the month of May daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 33°C that's about 91°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 25°C, that's 76°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in May has been 38°C that's 100°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 16°C, about 61°F.
The average daily relative humidity for May is around 80%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels you can expect dangerous heat conditions. Sunstroke, muscle cramps and heat exhaustion are likely. Heatstroke is possible with prolonged exposure and/or physical activity (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 91 mm, that's 4 inches. Throughout the month you can expect to see rain or drizzle falling on 10 days of the month.
The average daily wind speed in May has been around 6 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 4 mph, or 3 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 85 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 53 mph, or 46 knots.
On average the month of May is not affected by foggy conditions.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see rain falling.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.