May weather forecast
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a tropical month in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, with an average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

May is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F) and an average low-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Port Elizabeth, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 149mm (5.87") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 200 rainfall days, and 2447mm (96.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Port Elizabeth, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 12h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:20. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:27 AST.

Sunshine

January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Port Elizabeth?

With an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F) and an average low-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F), May is the warmest month in Port Elizabeth.

What is the temperature in May in Port Elizabeth?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Port Elizabeth in May?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, during May, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 149mm (5.87") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in May, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Port Elizabeth have in May?

The average day length in May is 12h and 44min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Port Elizabeth?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:20. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 18:27 AST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth?

January through May, July, August, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

How long on average sun shines in May in Port Elizabeth?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Port Elizabeth?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Port Elizabeth is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average temperature in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (30°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August, September and October (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (21°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average rainfall in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall in May: 149mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (309mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (97mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average rainfall days in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and September (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (10 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average sea temperature in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (27.2°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average daylight in May: 12h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are June, September and October (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in May
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Average UV index in May - Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Average UV index in May: 12

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).

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