São Tomé & Príncipe weather in May

Are you planning a trip to São Tomé & Príncipe in May and wondering what kind of weather to expect? Look no further than this page for all the information you need.

What is the weather like in São Tomé & Príncipe in May?

The weather conditions in São Tomé & Príncipe in May are generally unpleasant.

You can expect warm maximum average daytime temperatures of around 28°C (82°F) and nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) in São Tomé.

May is a very rainy month with an average rainfall of around 200mm (7.9 inches) in São Tomé. It is also generally a moderately sunny time of year with an average of 147 hours of sunshine in São Tomé during the entire month.

To learn more about the weather conditions in specific areas of São Tomé & Príncipe, check out the map below.

Where to go in São Tomé & Príncipe in May

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

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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 São Tomé & Príncipe

What is the weather like in May for the most popular destinonation in São Tomé & Príncipe?

Average weather in São Tomé

In May São Tomé generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

São Tomé
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
28°C / 83°F 
26°C / 78°F 
128 hours 
228mm / 9" 
16 days 
28°C / 82°F 
25°C / 77°F 
147 hours 
200mm / 7.9" 
14 days 
June   >> June
26°C / 79°F 
24°C / 75°F 
166 hours 
39mm / 1.5" 
9 days 
Climate in São Tomé

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Is May the best time to go to São Tomé & Príncipe?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit São Tomé & Príncipe with commonly unpleasant weather in São Tomé.

On average the best time to visit São Tomé & Príncipe is in June, July and August with generally perfect weather in São Tomé. The worst month is October that can have poor weather conditions.

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