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George weather in May (Western Cape, South Africa)

What can you expect from the weather in George during May? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In George, May is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 21°C. But by evening, they drop to around 12°C.

Precipitation

George in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 47 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 8 days of rain.

Average sunshine

With around 205 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a prime time to visit George. January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While June, July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized George climate page with graphs.

 

George, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 28%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 47 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 74%  
SunshineSunshine 205 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in South Africa in May

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to George, 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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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