The climate in Bloemfontein during May can be summarized as mild and dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Bloemfontein and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||20°C 68°F|
|Nightly temperature||2.6°C 36.7°F|
|Average temperature||11.3°C 52.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||18 mm 0.7 ins|
|Rainy days||4 days|
|Sea temperature||21.4°C 70.5°F|
|Windspeed||7.9kph 5 mph|
On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 18mm 0.7 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 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 Bloemfontein in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||30.4°C 86.7°F|
|Driest month:||July||9mm 0.4ins|
|Coldest month:||June||16.4°C 61.5°F|
|Wettest month:||February||97mm 3.8ins|