Kourou weather in May (French Guiana)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Kourou in May lies at 30.0°C (86°F). The average minimum temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

May is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 450mm (17.7 inches). There are generally around 26 rainy days. The sun will occasionally show itself with 119 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Kourou should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

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 23 °C
Max Temperature 30 °C
Chance of Rain 87%
Precipitation 450mm
Rainy Days 26
Sunshine Hours 119
* Climate data from: Cayenne, French Guiana (42 KM, 26 Miles).

Where to stay in Kourou

Where to go in French Guiana in May

Find out more about the weather in French Guiana 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.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Kourou

Tue   Feb 07
28°C | 24°C
E 22 km/h
5.5 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Wed   Feb 08
27°C | 23°C
NE 18 km/h
7.1 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Thu   Feb 09
29°C | 23°C
NE 22 km/h
6.6 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

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