Port Harcourt
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 235mm (9.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 144 rainfall days, and 2294mm (90.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Port Harcourt is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is 4.5h.

What is the temperature in May in Port Harcourt?

In May, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Port Harcourt?

In May, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout May, 235mm (9.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Port Harcourt?

In May, the average sea temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, the average length of the day in May is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Harcourt have in May?

In Port Harcourt, the average sunshine in May is 4.5h.
Average temperature in May - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August and September (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March, April, May and June (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (21°C).

Average rainfall in May - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 235mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (367mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (20mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (2 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in May: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.4h).