Polokwane Weather in May

What's the weather like in Polokwane (Limpopo) in May 2024?

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.

Polokwane weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 63%
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.

May temperatures in Polokwane

Polokwane average temperature in May

May rainfall

Polokwane average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Polokwane 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 Polokwane in May 2023.

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Polokwane weather stats

Polokwane weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.6°C 81.7°F
Driest month: July 3mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: July 9.8hrs
Coldest month: June 19.1°C 66.4°F
Wettest month: December 97mm 3.8ins
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