Wilderness weather in May (Western Cape, South Africa)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Wilderness in May lies at 20.0°C (68°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 10.4°C (50.72°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is moderate with an average of 48mm (1.9 inches). There are generally around 7 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 205 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

 

Wilderness, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 50 °F  
Max Temperature 68 °F  
Chance of Rain 25%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 8 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 205 hrs *  
* Data from: George, South Africa (14 KM, 8 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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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes, as some days or part of the day it can be nice and warm, while other times it can get quite chilly. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

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
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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