The climate in Plettenberg Bay during May can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Plettenberg Bay and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||20.4°C 68.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||12.3°C 54.1°F|
|Average temperature||16.3°C 61.3°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||74 mm 2.9 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||19.8°C 67.7°F|
|Windspeed||11.2kph 7 mph|
On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Plettenberg Bay with around 74mm 2.9 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 6.9 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 May 2020.
|Hottest month:||January||23.5°C 74.3°F|
|Driest month:||December||65mm 2.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||17.8°C 64°F|
|Wettest month:||August||100mm 3.9ins|