French Guiana precipitation in May

In French Guiana in May precipitation ranges from heavy in Maripasoula with 400mm (16 inches) of rainfall to heavy in Cayenne with 521mm (20 inches) of rainfall. It is the wettest month of the year.

Where and how much does it rain in French Guiana in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in French Guiana on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3") precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5") to 160mm (6.3"). Moderate: 30mm (1.2") to 90mm (3.5". Low: 5mm (0.2") to 30mm (1.2").

  • How much does it rain in French Guiana in May?
  • May is part of the rainy season in French Guiana. This month is very wet, and generally not a great time to go. It is the wettest month of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in May in French Guiana?
  • According to our data the wettest location is Cayenne with an average precipitation of 521mm (20 inches).

  • What is the driest city in May in French Guiana?
  • The driest place is Maripasoula with an average precipitation of 400mm (16 inches) according to our data.

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