Average weather in May in Gqeberha (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Gqeberha in May is 11.0°C (51.8°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 59mm (2.3in). It rains on average a total of 5 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 21.0°C (69.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Gqeberha with 222 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Gqeberha.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Water Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 59mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 222

Where to stay in Gqeberha

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Gqeberha (Eastern Cape)

FRI May 27
17°C | 14°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT May 28
21°C | 15°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN May 29
20°C | 15°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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