Cape Town Weather May
Cape Town is situated in Mediterranean climate zone that typically has warm or hot summer with mild rains and soft but rainy winter.
To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Cape Town in May.
|average daily high||+20.3°C|
|average daily low||+9.4°C|
|sunny / overcast hours||6.6 / 4.2|
|average monthly precipitation||69 mm|
The best weather conditions for the beach leisure in Cape Town are typically January, February. Best season with the soft weather for the sightseeing and long walks are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December.
Temperature in Cape Town
In May the average daily maximum in Cape Town is +20.3°C, and the minimum +9.4°C.
The hottest May day on record is +33.5°C, and the coldest +0.9°C.
Best beach resorts in May:
There are 10.8 hours of daylight in Cape Town in May. Out of these, on average 6.6 are sunny, which means there is quite a lot of sun.
The average monthly temperature in the Atlantic Ocean on the beaches of Cape Town in May is +16.4°C.
The water is considered very cool, but some hardy people might bathe in it for 10-15 minutes.
The amount of precipitation in Cape Town in May is usually 69 mm, which may cause a change of plans on certain days.