Average weather in May in Yaoundé, Cameroon

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Yaoundé in May is 20.4°C (68.72°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 201mm (7.9in). It rains on average a total of 17 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.0°C (82.4°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 169 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Yaoundé should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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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 20 °C
Max Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 57%
Precipitation 201mm
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 169

Where to stay in Yaoundé

Where to go in Cameroon in May

Find out more about the weather in Cameroon in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Yaoundé

TUE Aug 09
27°C | 20°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED Aug 10
28°C | 20°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Aug 11
26°C | 20°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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