May weather forecast and climate
Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Port Elizabeth, is a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°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 May, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 149mm (5.87") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 200 rainfall days, and 2447mm (96.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature 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 in Port Elizabeth is 12.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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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, in Port Elizabeth, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Port Elizabeth?

In May, in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 149mm (5.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Port Elizabeth?

In Port Elizabeth, the average seawater temperature in May 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?

In May, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

What are the months 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.

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

In May, the average sunshine is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth?

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

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

In Port Elizabeth, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

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).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

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

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: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

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

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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

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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