Weather in Kogel Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in May

So you're interested in going to Kogel Bay, Cape Town, South Africa in May

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

Temperature in Kogel Bay in May

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

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

Sunshine in Kogel Bay in May

The average day light hours per day in Kogel Bay in May are 10.3 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Kogel Bay in May is typically 3.6 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 Kogel Bay in May

The average sea water temperature in Kogel Bay in May is 17.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Kogel Bay in May

The average total rainfall in Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay in May

The average maximum wind speed in Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay 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 Kogel Bay in May is from the North West.

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