South Africa in may: average Weather, Temperature and Climate, Where to go?

How is the climate in South Africa in may? Is it the best time to visit Nelspruit and Parc Kruger? Check out weather averages and advices on this page.

Weather in South Africa in may 2019

In this section, find the the weather forecast for the month of may for most popular cities in South Africa. These datas are probabilities for may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in may in Cape Town

good weather

Weather at 7am
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 1pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Moderate rain at times

17%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Heavy rain

7%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Cape Town in may

Average weather in may in Durban

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
65% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 1pm
26°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
69% of time

Moderate rain at times

12%

Partly Cloudy

11%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Heavy rain

8%

More information about the weather in Durban in may

Average weather in may in Johannesburg

good weather

Weather at 7am
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 1pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

3%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Heavy rain

2%

More information about the weather in Johannesburg in may

Average weather in may in Parc Kruger

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
66% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

10%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
73% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 7pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Cloudy

5%

More information about the weather in Parc Kruger in may

Average weather in may in Pretoria

good weather

Weather at 7am
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
84% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Cloudy

3%

Moderate rain at times

2%

Weather at 1pm
23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

2%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

2%

More information about the weather in Pretoria in may

Average weather in may in Hermanus

good weather

Weather at 7am
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
47% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

9%

Weather at 1pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Hermanus in may

Average weather in may in Kimberley

good weather

Weather at 7am
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Cloudy

2%

Weather at 1pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

3%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy

9%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

2%

More information about the weather in Kimberley in may

Average weather in may in Knysna

good weather

Weather at 7am
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 1pm
23°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

5%

More information about the weather in Knysna in may

Average weather in may in Long Tom Pas

good weather

Weather at 7am
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
70% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 1pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
71% of time

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Heavy rain

3%

Weather at 7pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Fog

12%

Moderate rain at times

10%

More information about the weather in Long Tom Pas in may

Average weather in may in Nelspruit

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

5%

Weather at 1pm
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
75% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

2%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
62% of time

Moderate rain at times

12%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Fog

11%

More information about the weather in Nelspruit in may

Average weather in may in Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 1pm
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

3%

Weather at 7pm
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

4%

More information about the weather in Port Elizabeth (South Africa) in may

Average weather in may in Richards Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times

17%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
63% of time

Moderate rain at times

19%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 7pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Moderate rain at times

15%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Richards Bay in may

Average weather in may in Sodwana Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Moderate rain at times

19%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 1pm
27°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Moderate rain at times

19%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 7pm
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Sodwana Bay in may

Average weather in may in Stellenbosch

good weather

Weather at 7am
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
50% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Moderate rain at times

17%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Stellenbosch in may

Average weather in may in Aliwal North

good weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Fog

2%

Weather at 1pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
81% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

4%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

2%

More information about the weather in Aliwal North in may

Average weather in may in Atlantis

good weather

Weather at 7am
14°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 1pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
57% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Atlantis in may

Average weather in may in Butterworth

good weather

Weather at 7am
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Fog

10%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Weather at 1pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
67% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 7pm
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Butterworth in may

Average weather in may in Cradock

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

4%

Fog

3%

Weather at 1pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
77% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Cloudy

3%

Moderate rain at times

3%

Weather at 7pm
18°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
79% of time

Partly Cloudy

14%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

3%

More information about the weather in Cradock in may

Average weather in may in East London

perfect weather

Weather at 7am
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 1pm
24°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 7pm
21°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in East London in may

Average weather in may in Ermelo

good weather

Weather at 7am
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
74% of time

Partly Cloudy

11%

Fog

10%

Cloudy

4%

Weather at 1pm
19°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
88% of time

Partly Cloudy

8%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

3%

Moderate rain at times

2%

Weather at 7pm
16°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
80% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Moderate or heavy rain in area with thunder

3%

More information about the weather in Ermelo in may

Average weather in may in Harrismith

good weather

Weather at 7am
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
72% of time

Fog

9%

Partly Cloudy

9%

Moderate rain at times

6%

Weather at 1pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
82% of time

Partly Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Heavy rain

2%

Weather at 7pm
17°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
83% of time

Partly Cloudy

10%

Moderate rain at times

5%

Cloudy

2%

More information about the weather in Harrismith in may

Average weather in may in Jeffrey's Bay

good weather

Weather at 7am
15°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

9%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Weather at 1pm
22°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
20°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

4%

More information about the weather in Jeffrey's Bay in may


Organised tours and trips in South Africa in may


Where to go in South Africa in may?

Where to go in South Africa in may: destination map

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Where should you go in South Africa in may when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in South Africa in may ranges from perfect to good depending on the region and city.

warning in may the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

In may the weather is perfect in South Africa, but partially because it concerns only the cities of Nelspruit, Knysna, Parc Kruger and Durban. In this part of the country, the conditions are right to enjoy a maximum your travel: the sun is here, it rains very little and the humidity is not too high. It is therefore the ideal month to go to these cities!

Apart from of Nelspruit, Knysna, Parc Kruger and Durban, the weather is good in Kimberley, Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Johannesburg, Sodwana Bay, Richards Bay, Port Elizabeth, Long Tom Pas, Cape Town and Pretoria. In these cities, temperatures are still suitable and allow you enjoy the sun and sightseeing in good conditions.


Climate in South Africa in may

Climate in Cape Town in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Cape Town is 18°C (maximum temperature is 21°C and minimum temperature is 15°C). The climate quite pleasant in that locality in this month. With 96mm over 9 days, rainfall can happen during your journey. But this is rather moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good weather, the month of may is a good month to go there.

May
Average temperature 18°C
Highest temperature 21°C
Lowest temperature 15°C
Sea temperature 16.5°C
Rainfall 96mm
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(29%)
Humidity 80%
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 10:22
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Cape Town in May

Climate in Durban in May

In may, the mean temperature in Durban is 22°C (maximum temperature is 26°C and minimum temperature is 18°C). The climate quite pleasant in this location in this month. With about 60mm over 7 days, rainfall is infrequent for your vacations.
With a perfect weather, may is an advisable time to go in Durban.

May
Average temperature 22°C
Highest temperature 26°C
Lowest temperature 18°C
Sea temperature 23.8°C
Rainfall 60mm
Number of days with rainfall 7 day(s)
(21%)
Humidity 78%
Cloud cover 25%
Length of day 10:38
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Durban in May

Climate in Johannesburg in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Johannesburg is 18°C (maximum temperature is 22°C and minimum temperature is 15°C). The climate nice in that area in this month. With barely 16mm over 3 days, rain may be scarce for your stay.
With good weather conditions, the month of may is a recommended month to go in this city.

May
Average temperature 18°C
Highest temperature 22°C
Lowest temperature 15°C
Rainfall 16mm
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(11%)
Humidity 61%
Cloud cover 10%
Length of day 10:50
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Johannesburg in May

Climate in Parc Kruger in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Parc Kruger is 24°C (maximum temperature is 27°C and minimum temperature is 20°C). The climate good here in this month. It almost never rains during may. You will not get wet throughout your stay!
With ideal weather conditions, may is a recommended month to go in that area.

May
Average temperature 24°C
Highest temperature 27°C
Lowest temperature 20°C
Rainfall 13mm
Number of days with rainfall 2 day(s)
(7%)
Humidity 69%
Cloud cover 18%
Length of day 10:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Parc Kruger in May

Climate in Pretoria in May

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Pretoria is 19°C (maximum temperature is 23°C and minimum temperature is 16°C). The climate enjoyable here in this month. With about 12mm over 3 days, the rain will not be a problem for your trip.
With a good weather, may is a good month to go in this city in South Africa.

May
Average temperature 19°C
Highest temperature 23°C
Lowest temperature 16°C
Rainfall 12mm
Number of days with rainfall 3 day(s)
(9%)
Humidity 59%
Cloud cover 9%
Length of day 10:53
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Pretoria in May

All cities in South Africa in may

Cape Town in maygood weather
Durban in mayperfect weather
Johannesburg in maygood weather
Parc Kruger in mayperfect weather
Pretoria in maygood weather
Hermanus in maygood weather
Kimberley in maygood weather
Knysna in maygood weather
Long Tom Pas in maygood weather
Nelspruit in mayperfect weather
Port Elizabeth (South Africa) in mayperfect weather
Richards Bay in maygood weather
Sodwana Bay in maygood weather
Stellenbosch in maygood weather
Aliwal North in maygood weather
Atlantis in maygood weather
Butterworth in maygood weather
Cradock in maygood weather
East London in mayperfect weather
Ermelo in maygood weather
Harrismith in maygood weather
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Weather data for South Africa in may:

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


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