The climate in Polokwane during May can be summarized as mild and dry.
May is in the fall / autumn in Polokwane and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||22.2°C 72°F|
|Nightly temperature||7.8°C 46°F|
|Average temperature||15°C 59°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||12 mm 0.5 ins|
|Rainy days||3 days|
|Sea temperature||23.1°C 73.6°F|
|Windspeed||5.8kph 4 mph|
On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Polokwane with around 12mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.5 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 Polokwane in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||27.6°C 81.7°F|
|Driest month:||July||3mm 0.1ins|
|Coldest month:||June||19.1°C 66.4°F|
|Wettest month:||December||97mm 3.8ins|