The climate in Abidjan during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
May is in the spring in Abidjan and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.3°C 86.5°F|
|Nightly temperature||23.9°C 75°F|
|Average temperature||27.1°C 80.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||249 mm 9.8 ins|
|Rainy days||17 days|
|Sea temperature||29°C 84.2°F|
|Windspeed||9kph 6 mph|
On average May is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Abidjan with around 249mm 9.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Abidjan in May 2021.
|Hottest month:||April||31°C 87.8°F|
|Driest month:||January||17mm 0.7ins|
|Coldest month:||August||26.7°C 80.1°F|
|Wettest month:||June||410mm 16.1ins|