Average weather in May in Polokwane (Limpopo), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Polokwane in May is 8.0°C (46.4°F). May is a dry month with an average of 11mm (0.4in) rain. It rains on average a total of 2 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.3°C (72.14°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Polokwane with 275 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Polokwane.


So what to wear in May? For visitors traveling to Polokwane 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.

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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 8 °C
Max Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 7%
Precipitation 11mm
Rainy Days 2
Sunshine Hours 275

Where to stay in Polokwane

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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
9/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Polokwane (Limpopo)

WED Jun 29
15°C | 6°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Jun 30
19°C | 4°C
Sunny

Sunny

FRI Jul 01
17°C | 5°C
Sunny

Sunny

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