Weather in May in Haiti

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May in Haiti. Is this month a good time to go to Haiti? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Haiti in May?

The weather in Haiti in May is generally poor.

You can expect very warm maximum average daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F) and nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) in Port-au-Prince. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

May is a very rainy month with an average rainfall around 233mm (9.2inch) in Port-au-Prince. It is the wettest month of the year in Port-au-Prince. It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 251 hours of sunshine in Port-au-Prince during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Haiti.

Where to go in Haiti in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Haiti 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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Haiti

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Haiti?

Average weather in Port-au-Prince

In May Port-au-Prince generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Port-au-Prince
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
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
13 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
238 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Port-au-Prince

Average weather in Cap-Haïtien

In May Cap-Haïtien generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Cap-Haïtien
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
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
13 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
238 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Cap-Haïtien

Average weather in Pétionville

In May Pétionville generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Pétionville
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
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
13 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
238 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Pétionville

Average weather in Montrouis

In May Montrouis generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Montrouis
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
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
13 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
238 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Montrouis

Average weather in Cotterelle

In May Cotterelle generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Cotterelle
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
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
272 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
11 days 
33°C / 91°F 
23°C / 73°F 
251 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
13 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
238 hours 
103mm / 4.1inch 
8 days 
poor 
Climate in Cotterelle

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Is May the best time to go to Haiti?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit Haiti with commonly poor weather in Port-au-Prince.

On average the best time to visit Haiti is in January, February, March, November and December with generally pleasant weather in Port-au-Prince. The worst months are May, June and August that can have poor weather conditions.

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