May weather forecast
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Weather in May

The last month of the autumn, May, is another comfortable month in Mossel Bay, South Africa, with an average temperature ranging between max 19°C (66.2°F) and min 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

In Mossel Bay, South Africa, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a comfortable 19°C (66.2°F). In May, in Mossel Bay, the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

Throughout May, in Mossel Bay, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Mossel Bay aggregates up to 427mm (16.81") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Mossel Bay, the average seawater temperature in May is 16.6°C (61.9°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 16.6°C (61.9°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Mossel Bay is 10h and 21min.
On the first day of May in Mossel Bay, sunrise is at 07:06 and sunset at 17:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:28 and sunset at 17:30 SAST.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Mossel Bay in May?

During May, Mossel Bay regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Mossel Bay?

In Mossel Bay, the average seawater temperature in May is 16.6°C (61.9°F). Swimming in 16.6°C (61.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in May in Mossel Bay?

In Mossel Bay, South Africa, the average day length in May is 10h and 21min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Mossel Bay?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:06 and sunset at 17:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:28 and sunset at 17:30 SAST.

Average temperature in May
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Average temperature in May - Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in May: 19°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (23°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are August and September (17°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (12°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Average rainfall in May - Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in May: 38mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March and September (41mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (30mm).

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Average sea temperature in May
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Average sea temperature in May - Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in May: 16.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (16°C).

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Average daylight in May
Mossel Bay, South Africa

Average daylight in May - Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Average daylight in May: 10h and 21min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9h and 55min).

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