Average weather in May in Bloemfontein (Free State), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Bloemfontein in May is 2.5°C (36.5°F). May is a dry month with an average of 17mm (0.7in) rain. It rains on average a total of 4 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Bloemfontein with 270 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? For visitors traveling to Bloemfontein we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 2 °C
Max Temperature 20 °C
Chance of Rain 13%
Precipitation 17mm
Rainy Days 4
Sunshine Hours 270

Where to stay in Bloemfontein

Where to go in South Africa in May

Find out more about the weather in South Africa in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Bloemfontein (Free State)

FRI Aug 12
23°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT Aug 13
20°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 14
12°C | 5°C
Sunny

Sunny

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