The climate in Port-au-Prince during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
May is in the spring in Port-au-Prince and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.4°C 88.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||21.1°C 69.9°F|
|Average temperature||26.2°C 79.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||219 mm 8.6 ins|
|Rainy days||11 days|
|Sea temperature||27.9°C 82.2°F|
|Windspeed||11.2kph 7 mph|
On average May is the wettest month of the year in Port-au-Prince with around 219mm 8.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 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 Port-au-Prince in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||32.8°C 91°F|
|Driest month:||January||28mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.1°C 84.4°F|
|Wettest month:||May||219mm 8.6ins|