The climate in Windhoek during May can be summarized as mild and very dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Windhoek and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||23°C 73.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||9.1°C 48.3°F|
|Average temperature||16°C 60.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||10.7 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||6 mm 0.2 ins|
|Rainy days||3 days|
|Sea temperature||17.3°C 63.2°F|
|Windspeed||5kph 3 mph|
On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Windhoek with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.7 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 Windhoek in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||December||30.7°C 87.3°F|
|Driest month:||August||1mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||June||20.1°C 68.2°F|
|Wettest month:||February||85mm 3.3ins|