Mossel Bay Weather in May

What's the weather like in Mossel Bay (Western Cape) in May 2023?

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.

Mossel Bay weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 72%
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.

May temperatures in Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay average temperature in May

May rainfall

Mossel Bay average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Mossel Bay 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 Mossel Bay in May 2022.

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Mossel Bay weather stats

Mossel Bay weather statistics
Hottest month: January 24.8°C 76.6°F
Driest month: December 31mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: July 6.9hrs
Coldest month: July 18.4°C 65.1°F
Wettest month: August 47mm 1.9ins
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