Weather in Cape Town in May 2018

  • 19°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cape Town19
    19°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in May in Cape Town6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in May in Cape Town12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cape Town10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in May in Cape Town10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Cape Town0
    No heat & humidity
  • 136 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cape Town136
    136 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in May in Cape Town4
    4 (Moderate) UV index
  • 15°C sea temperature in May in Cape Town15
    15°C sea temperature

Expect 19°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Cape Town in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Cape Town in May before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2018.

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Guide to Cape Town weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cape Town in May is a comfortable 19°C (66°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 10°C (50°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 60% of the 10 hours of daylight.

Expect 136mm (5.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 12 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (4 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Cape Town in May is 15°C (59°F).

The weather in Cape Town in May is represented by Cape Town.

Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for May 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cape Town in May 2018. Select a month to view Cape Town sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st May 2018 07:21 18:05
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 07:22 18:04
Thursday, 3rd May 2018 07:22 18:04
Friday, 4th May 2018 07:23 18:03
Saturday, 5th May 2018 07:24 18:02
Sunday, 6th May 2018 07:25 18:01
Monday, 7th May 2018 07:25 18:00
Tuesday, 8th May 2018 07:26 17:59
Wednesday, 9th May 2018 07:27 17:58
Thursday, 10th May 2018 07:28 17:57
Friday, 11th May 2018 07:28 17:57
Saturday, 12th May 2018 07:29 17:56
Sunday, 13th May 2018 07:30 17:55
Monday, 14th May 2018 07:31 17:54
Tuesday, 15th May 2018 07:31 17:54
Wednesday, 16th May 2018 07:32 17:53
Thursday, 17th May 2018 07:33 17:52
Friday, 18th May 2018 07:34 17:52
Saturday, 19th May 2018 07:34 17:51
Sunday, 20th May 2018 07:35 17:50
Monday, 21st May 2018 07:36 17:50
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 07:36 17:49
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 07:37 17:49
Thursday, 24th May 2018 07:38 17:48
Friday, 25th May 2018 07:38 17:48
Saturday, 26th May 2018 07:39 17:47
Sunday, 27th May 2018 07:40 17:47
Monday, 28th May 2018 07:40 17:47
Tuesday, 29th May 2018 07:41 17:46
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 07:42 17:46
Thursday, 31st May 2018 07:42 17:46
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