Weather in Cape Town in may 2021

The weather in Cape Town in may comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

good weather

Weather at 6am
58°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
46% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Cloudy

21%

Fog

6%

Weather at 12pm
68°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

3%

Weather at 6pm
61°F

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Weather at 3am
58°F

Clear/Sunny

47%

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

8%


Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Cape Town in may

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Cape Town in may.


Climate of Cape Town in may

The climate of Cape Town in may is good

the weather in Cape Town in may is quite dry (with 1.8in of rainfall over 8 days). The weather is worst than the previous month since in april there is an average of 1.2in of precipitation over 5 days.

The climate enjoyable in this location the month of may. The high seasonal norm is 68°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 58°F. Thus, the mean temperature average in may in Cape Town is 63°F. Note that seasonal normals are in contrast with those observed in Cape Town in the month of may with a maximum record of 85°F in 2020 and a minimum record of 43°F in 2020. You can plan to have about 23 days with temperatures up to 65°F, or 74% of time.

On this month of may, day length in Cape Town is generally 10:21. Sunrise is at 07:32 and sets at 17:53.

With a good climate, the month of may is recommended to go in this city.



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Cape Town in may

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are set from the weather statements earlier years of the month of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 63°F
Highest temperature 68°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Highest record temperature 85°F
(2020)
Lowest record temperature 43°F
(2020)
Number of days at +86°F 0 day(s)
(0%)
Number of days at +65°F 23 day(s)
(74%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 62°F
Lowest sea temperature 59°F
Highest sea temperature 65°F
Wind
Wind speed 19km/h
Wind temperature 58°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 1.8in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(24%)
Record daily rainfall 2.7in
(2019)
Other climate data
Humidity 82%
Visibility 9.62km
Cloud cover 31%
UV index 5
Daily sunshine hours 9
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 07:32
Time of sunset 17:53
Length of day 10:21
Our opinion about the weather in may
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How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Cape Town in may 2020:

01-05-2020
Overcast
65°F to 74°F
02-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
63°F to 68°F
03-05-2020
Patchy rain nearby
63°F to 67°F
04-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
63°F to 70°F
05-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
63°F to 72°F
06-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
65°F to 77°F
07-05-2020
Overcast
68°F to 76°F
08-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 74°F
09-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
67°F to 83°F
10-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
72°F to 79°F
11-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
63°F to 70°F
12-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
63°F to 67°F
13-05-2020
Patchy rain nearby
61°F to 67°F
14-05-2020
Overcast
63°F to 70°F
15-05-2020
Light rain shower
61°F to 67°F
16-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
58°F to 67°F
17-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
61°F to 72°F
18-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
61°F to 68°F
19-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 76°F
20-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
67°F to 85°F
21-05-2020
Patchy rain nearby
63°F to 68°F
22-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
61°F to 67°F
23-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
61°F to 68°F
24-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
59°F to 67°F
25-05-2020
Light rain shower
58°F to 61°F
26-05-2020
Light rain shower
54°F to 56°F
27-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
54°F to 59°F
28-05-2020
Moderate rain
43°F to 56°F
29-05-2020
Light rain shower
63°F to 65°F
30-05-2020
Partly Cloudy
59°F to 70°F
31-05-2020
Clear/Sunny
63°F to 74°F

Map: other cities in South Africa in may

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.

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Cities near Cape Town:

Atlantis in maygood weather
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Paarl in maygood weather
Hermanus in maygood weather
Worcester in maygood weather
Saldanha in maygood weather
Vredendal in maygood weather
Mossel Bay in maygood weather
Oudtshoorn in maygood weather
Knysna in mayperfect weather
South Africa in may: See full list of cities

Weather data for Cape Town in may:

Weather data for Cape Town for may are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Cape Town. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Cape Town can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Cape Town.


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