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Matoury weather in May (French Guiana)

What can you expect from the weather in Matoury during May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In May, Matoury typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 30°C, while night temperatures can drop to 24°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Precipitation

Matoury in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 409 mm for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense showers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 26 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The area enjoys a balanced 122 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Matoury. September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While April, May, June, July and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Matoury, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 24°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 28°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 86%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 409 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 26 days  
HumidityHumidity 85% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 122 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Cayenne, French Guiana (4 KM, 2 Miles).

Where to go in French Guiana in May

Find out more about the weather in French Guiana 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?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 28°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Matoury.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to French Guiana? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in French Guiana. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.