Lakeside weather in May (Western Cape, South Africa)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Lakeside in May lies at 20.0°C (68°F). The average minimum temperature is 9.3°C (48.74°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 68mm (2.7in). It rains an average of 11 days of the month. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 205 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°F), there is no need to 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 in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 9 °C
Max Temperature 20 °C
Water Temperature 16 °C
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 68mm
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 205
* Climate data from: Cape Town, South Africa (18 KM, 11 Miles).

Where to stay in Lakeside

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
8/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Lakeside (Western Cape)

Wed   Feb 01
23°C | 17°C
S 22 km/h
0.4 mm
half cloudy and slight rain

half cloudy and slight rain

Thu   Feb 02
22°C | 17°C
S 25 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

Fri   Feb 03
22°C | 17°C
SE 36 km/h
clear and no rain

clear and no rain

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