Average weather in May in Paternoster (Western Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Paternoster in May is 9.3°C (48.74°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 68mm (2.7in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.0°C (68°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Paternoster with 205 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Paternoster should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm. 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 (144 KM, 89 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Paternoster

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 Paternoster (Western Cape)

TUE   Sep 27
18°C | 12°C
ESE 27 kmph
0.1 mm
WED   Sep 28
20°C | 12°C
S 18 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

THU   Sep 29
20°C | 13°C
SW 20 kmph

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