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

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in The Springs in May lies at 21.0°C (69.8°F). The average minimum temperature is 11.0°C (51.8°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 59mm (2.3 inches). There are generally around 5 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to The Springs with 222 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit The Springs.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. 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. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well. With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°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 Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Water Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 59mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 222
* Climate data from: Gqeberha, South Africa (35 KM, 21 Miles).

Where to stay in The Springs

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 The Springs (Eastern Cape)

Tue   Feb 07
27°C | 19°C
SW 25 km/h
0.8 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Wed   Feb 08
24°C | 18°C
SE 18 km/h
4.1 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

Thu   Feb 09
26°C | 18°C
SE 18 km/h
5.3 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

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