Average weather in May in Swakopmund, Namibia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Swakopmund in May is 12.3°C (54.14°F). The amount of rain in May is extremely low with an average of 1mm (0.0in). It rains on average a total of 0 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 19.0°C (66.2°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Swakopmund with 253 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? For visitors traveling to Swakopmund 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 12 °C
Max Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 2%
Precipitation 1mm
Rainy Days 1
Sunshine Hours 253
* Climate data from: Walvis Bay, Namibia (30 KM, 19 Miles).

Where to stay in Swakopmund

Where to go in Namibia in May

Find out more about the weather in Namibia 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
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Swakopmund

SUN Aug 07
19°C | 13°C
Sunny

Sunny

MON Aug 08
19°C | 13°C
Sunny

Sunny

TUE Aug 09
20°C | 13°C
Sunny

Sunny

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