Port Harcourt Weather in May

What's the weather like in Port Harcourt (Rivers) in May 2024?

The climate in Port Harcourt during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Port Harcourt and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

Port Harcourt weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.9°C 83.9°F
Nightly temperature 21°C 69.7°F
Average temperature 24.9°C 76.8°F
Daily sunshine 4.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 252 mm 9.9 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 29.2°C 84.6°F
Humidity 85%
Windspeed 8.3kph 5 mph

On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Port Harcourt with around 252mm 9.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt average temperature in May

May rainfall

Port Harcourt average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Port Harcourt average rain in May

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 Port Harcourt in May 2024.

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Port Harcourt weather stats

Port Harcourt weather statistics
Hottest month: February 30.8°C 87.4°F
Driest month: December 32mm 1.3ins
Sunniest month: December 5.4hrs
Coldest month: July 26.4°C 79.5°F
Wettest month: September 382mm 15ins
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