Weather in Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in May

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

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in May

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in May is 21°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in May is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in May is 11°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in May

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches 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 Clifton Beaches 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 Clifton Beaches in May

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

Rainfall in Clifton Beaches in May

The average total rainfall in Clifton Beaches in May is 0.3cm and on average there are 8.5 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clifton Beaches in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clifton Beaches in May is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in May is typically 92.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.6% in the previous month and 90.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in May is typically 72.6%. The average relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 68.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clifton Beaches in May

The average maximum wind speed in Clifton Beaches in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clifton Beaches in May is from the North West.

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