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Lakeside weather in May (Western Cape, South Africa)

Curious about the May weather in Lakeside? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In May, Lakeside typically experiences pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 19°C. But by evening, they drop to around 14°C.

Precipitation

Lakeside in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 72 mm for the month. Typically around 12 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

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

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June and July tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Lakeside, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 16°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 72 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 81% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 205 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cape Town, South Africa (18 KM, 11 Miles).

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 Lakeside, 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. With a water temperature of around 16°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

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