Port Elizabeth
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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

May, the last month of the spring, in Port Elizabeth, is a hot month, with average temperature varying 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 Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in May, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 149mm (5.9") of accumulated precipitation. In Port Elizabeth, during the entire year, the rain falls for 200 days and collects up to 2447mm (96.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Port Elizabeth 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, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is 12.7h.

Sunshine

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.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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.

What is the warmest month in Port Elizabeth?

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

What is the temperature in May in Port Elizabeth?

In May, in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

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

In Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in May, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 149mm (5.9") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water 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 Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average length of the day in May is 12.7h.

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 Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth?

Months with the highest UV index in Port Elizabeth, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 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, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (21°C).

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 lowest rainfall) is February (97mm).

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 lowest number of rainy days is April (10 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

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

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).