Weather in Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town, South Africa in May

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May is a slightly cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Camps Bay Beach. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Camps Bay Beach for any length of time. Consider visiting Camps Bay Beach in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May is 11°. The minimum temperature is 13° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Camps Bay Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Camps Bay Beach in May are 10.4 and there are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Camps Bay Beach in May is typically 4 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Camps Bay Beach in May is 17.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Camps Bay Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Camps Bay Beach in May is 7.9cm and on average there are 12 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Camps Bay Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Camps Bay Beach in May is 13° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Camps Bay Beach in May is typically 95%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.4% in the previous month and 94.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Camps Bay Beach in May is typically 79.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.8% in the previous month and 78.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Camps Bay Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Camps Bay Beach in May is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Camps Bay Beach in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Camps Bay Beach in May is from the North West.

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