May weather forecast and climate
Maputo, Mozambique

The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
The last month of the autumn, May, is another warm month in Maputo, Mozambique, with temperature in the range of an average high of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and an average low of 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still warm 26.4°C (79.5°F). The average low-temperature, in Maputo, is 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 66%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 2.8 days. Throughout May, 31.9mm (1.26") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 60.4 rainfall days, and 813.6mm (32.03") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Maputo, the average seawater temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.8°C (76.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Maputo is 10.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Maputo is 8h.

UV index

In Maputo, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Maputo?

In Maputo, Mozambique, in May, the average high-temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Maputo?

In May, the average relative humidity in Maputo, Mozambique, is 66%.

How much does it rain in Maputo in May?

In Maputo, Mozambique, in May, during 2.8 rainfall days, 31.9mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in May in Maputo?

In May, the average sea temperature in Maputo is 24.8°C (76.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.8°C (76.6°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Maputo have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Maputo, Mozambique, is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Maputo?

In Maputo, Mozambique, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Maputo?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maputo, Mozambique, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average high temperature in May: 26.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.2°C).

Average humidity in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average humidity in May: 66%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63.5%).

Average rainfall in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall in May: 31.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (171.1mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (15mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (8.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24.8°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (22.2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average daylight in May: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).