Average weather in May in Port Alfred (Eastern Cape), South Africa

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Port Alfred in May is 12.0°C (53.6°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 52mm (2.0in). It rains on average a total of 8 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.0°C (71.6°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Port Alfred with 227 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Port Alfred.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 21.0°C (69.8°F), this is a great month to swim so 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 Celsius

Min Temperature 53 °F
Max Temperature 71 °F
Water Temperature 69 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 227
* Climate data from: East London, South Africa (107 KM, 66 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Port Alfred

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
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Port Alfred (Eastern Cape)

WED   Oct 05
72°F | 59°F
SSE 19 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Oct 06
68°F | 60°F
WSW 22 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

FRI   Oct 07
68°F | 59°F
S 23 mph
0.14 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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