Precipitation in South Africa in May

In South Africa in May precipitation ranges from low in Port Nolloth with 8mm (0.3inch) rainfall to moderate in Cape Town with 68mm (2.7inch) rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in South Africa in May

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in South Africa 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 (6.3inch) precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5inch) - 160 mm (6.3inch). Moderate: 30mm (1.2inch) - 90mm (3.5inch. Low: 5mm (0.2inch) - 30mm (1.2inch).

  • How much does it rain in South Africa in May?
  • In general in May rainfall is very high in Cape Town, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable from moment to moment. Most rain in South Africa in May falls in Cape Town with an average of 68mm (2.7inch). The least amount of rain in May falls in Port Nolloth with an average of 8mm (0.3inch).

  • What is the wettest city in May in South Africa?
  • The wettest location is Cape Town with an average precipitation of 68mm (2.7inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in May in South Africa?
  • According to our data the driest location is Port Nolloth with an average precipitation of 8mm (0.3inch).

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