May weather forecast and climate
Sao Filipe, Cape Verde

May, the last month of the spring, in Sao Filipe, is another pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between max. 20°C (68°F) and min. 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is 20°C (68°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In Sao Filipe, Cape Verde, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.1") of precipitation. In Sao Filipe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 64 days and collects up to 434mm (17.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sao Filipe, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In Sao Filipe, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in May is 5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average UV index of 12.

What is the temperature in May in Sao Filipe?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 20°C (68°F), while the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Sao Filipe?

In Sao Filipe, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 27mm (1.1") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Sao Filipe?

In May, the average sea temperature in Sao Filipe is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

How many hours of daylight does Sao Filipe have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Sao Filipe, Cape Verde, is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sao Filipe have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Sao Filipe, Cape Verde, is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Sao Filipe?

Months with the highest UV index in Sao Filipe, Cape Verde, are March through September, with an average UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Sao Filipe?

In Sao Filipe, the average UV index in May is 12.
Average temperature in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in May: 20°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (24°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and March (19°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August, September and October (18°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February and March (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in May: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (82mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (16mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (23°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 5h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in May - Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).

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