Guyana weather in May

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in May in Guyana. Is this month a good time to go to Guyana? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Guyana in May?

The weather conditions in Guyana in May are generally poor.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 30°C (87°F) and nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) in Georgetown. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

May is a very rainy month with an average rainfall of around 349mm (14 inches) in Georgetown. It is the wettest month of the year in Georgetown. It is also generally a moderately sunny time of year with an average of 179 hours of sunshine in Georgetown during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to discover more about the various weather conditions around Guyana.

Where to go in Guyana in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Guyana on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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 / 3.5inches a month).

Popular destinations in Guyana

What is the weather like in May for the most popular destinonation in Guyana?

Average weather in Georgetown

In May Georgetown generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
30°C / 87°F 
23°C / 74°F 
198 hours 
254mm / 10" 
16 days 
30°C / 87°F 
23°C / 74°F 
179 hours 
349mm / 14" 
22 days 
June   >> June
30°C / 86°F 
23°C / 74°F 
158 hours 
317mm / 12" 
23 days 
Climate in Georgetown

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Is May the best time to go to Guyana?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit Guyana with commonly poor weather in Georgetown.

On average the best time to visit Guyana is in October with generally pleasant weather in Georgetown. The worst months are January, February, April, May, June, July and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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