The climate in Maputo during May can be summarized as warm, humid and reasonably dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Maputo and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 16°C (62°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||27.2°C 81°F|
|Nightly temperature||16.4°C 61.5°F|
|Average temperature||21.8°C 71.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||30 mm 1.2 ins|
|Rainy days||5 days|
|Sea temperature||24.9°C 76.9°F|
|Windspeed||7.6kph 5 mph|
On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Maputo with around 30mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 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 May 2020.
|Hottest month:||January||30.6°C 87.1°F|
|Driest month:||August||15mm 0.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Wettest month:||January||159mm 6.3ins|