Cape Point
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cape Point, The Gambia

Mayo, the last month of the spring, in Cape Point, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19°C (66.2°F) and an average high of 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

In Cape Point, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in Abril - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Cape Point, is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Cape Point are Enero, Febrero, Mayo through Diciembre. Mayo is the first month it rains. Throughout Mayo, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. In Cape Point, during the entire year, the rain falls for 58 days and collects up to 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cape Point, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Mayo, the average length of the day in Cape Point, The Gambia, is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In Cape Point, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Cape Point, The Gambia, are Febrero through Septiembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in Mayo interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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.

What is the temperature in Mayo in Cape Point?

In Mayo, in Cape Point, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

When does it start raining in Cape Point?

Mayo is the first month it rains in Cape Point. Throughout Mayo, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in Mayo in Cape Point?

In Mayo, the average sea temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Cape Point have in Mayo?

The average length of the day in Mayo in Cape Point is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Point have in Mayo?

In Cape Point, The Gambia, the average sunshine in Mayo is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cape Point?

Febrero through Septiembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Cape Point, The Gambia.

How high is the UV index in Mayo in Cape Point?

The average daily maximum UV index in Mayo is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in May: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (375mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Cape Point, The Gambia
  • 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).