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The Springs weather in May (Eastern Cape, South Africa)

Looking to travel to The Springs in May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In The Springs the weather in May is generally perfect, with high temperatures and low rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 24°C. But by evening, they drop to around 12°C.

The Springs in May usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 25 mm for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Typically around 6 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 222 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

The Springs, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 21%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 25 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 6 days  
HumidityHumidity 76% *  
SunshineSunshine 222 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Gqeberha, South Africa (35 KM, 21 Miles).

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.

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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?

For visitors traveling to The Springs, 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.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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