Average Weather during May in Makhanda (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Makhanda in May is 11.0°C (51.8°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 59mm (2.3in). You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 21.0°C (69.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Makhanda with 222 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Makhanda.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Water Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 59mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 222

Where to stay in Makhanda

What To Do

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

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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