The climate in Mossel Bay during May can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Mossel Bay and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||20.7°C 69.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||11.5°C 52.6°F|
|Average temperature||16.1°C 60.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||39 mm 1.5 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||18.8°C 65.8°F|
|Windspeed||12.1kph 8 mph|
On average May is the 4th wettest month of the year in Mossel Bay with around 39mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 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 Mossel Bay in May 2022.
|Hottest month:||January||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Driest month:||December||31mm 1.2ins|
|Coldest month:||July||18.4°C 65.1°F|
|Wettest month:||August||47mm 1.9ins|