The climate in Pontianak during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
May is in the fall / autumn in Pontianak and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||32.2°C 90°F|
|Nightly temperature||23°C 73.4°F|
|Average temperature||27.6°C 81.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||261 mm 10.3 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||30.1°C 86.2°F|
|Windspeed||6.1kph 4 mph|
On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Pontianak with around 261mm 10.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 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 Pontianak in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||May||32°C 89.6°F|
|Driest month:||August||181mm 7.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30.8°C 87.4°F|
|Wettest month:||November||377mm 14.8ins|