Average Weather in May in Pijijiapan Mexico
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 94°F to 91°F, rarely falling below 86°F or exceeding 98°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 81°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 79°F on May 9.
For reference, on April 14, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pijijiapan typically range from 78°F to 94°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 72°F to 91°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Pijijiapan experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 63% to 88%.
The clearest day of the month is May 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 37% of the time.
For reference, on June 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on January 27, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 79%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pijijiapan, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 29% and ending it at 70%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 87% on September 7, and its lowest chance is 3% on January 23.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Pijijiapan is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 8.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 14.9 inches or falls below 3.9 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Pijijiapan, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 17 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 35 seconds, and weekly increase of 4 minutes, 5 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 12 hours, 42 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 13 hours, 0 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Pijijiapan is 6:48 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 8 minutes earlier at 6:40 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:31 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 7:40 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pijijiapan during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:42 AM and sets 13 hours, 4 minutes later, at 7:46 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:35 AM and sets 11 hours, 12 minutes later, at 5:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pijijiapan is essentially constant during May, remaining within 1% of 98% throughout.
For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on January 15, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 75% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Pijijiapan is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.3 miles per hour to 5.6 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 13, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.3 miles per hour, while on July 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Pijijiapan is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Pijijiapan is essentially constant during May, remaining around 86°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in May
Temperatures in Pijijiapan are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Pijijiapan are very rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 997°F, from 3,762°F to 4,759°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pijijiapan is decreasing during May, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 6.0 kWh to 4.8 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pijijiapan are 15.686 deg latitude, -93.209 deg longitude, and 135 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pijijiapan contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,142 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 215 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,808 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,186 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pijijiapan is covered by cropland (98%), within 10 miles by cropland (74%) and trees (24%), and within 50 miles by water (37%) and cropland (36%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pijijiapan year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Pijijiapan.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pijijiapan according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Pijijiapan is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pijijiapan and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: General Div P A Angel H Corzo Molina (51%, 117 kilometers, north) and Tapachula International Airport (49%, 134 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .