Exmouth weather in May

May – the last month of autumn – is a good time to visit Exmouth, with the weather pleasantly warm.

You can expect warm weather, clear sunny skies and around eight hours of sunshine daily.

How hot is it in Exmouth in May?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 28°C (82°F) in Exmouth in May, with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 16°C (60°F) at night.

How sunny is it in Exmouth in May?
There are normally eight hours of bright sunshine each day in Exmouth in May – that's around 74% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in May?
Sunrise is around 6:50am with sunset around 5:50pm.

How warm is the sea around Exmouth in May?
The average sea temperature at Exmouth in May is 26°C (78°F), which is still pleasant for swimming, snorkelling and diving.

Does it rain in Exmouth in May?
There are usually just two days with some rain in Exmouth during May; the average rainfall is 37mm (1.5in).

How windy is it in Exmouth in May?
May has an average hourly wind speed of around 16 kilometres per hour (10 mph; 8.6 knots). The predominant wind direction is from the south.

What to do in Exmouth in May?
Weather conditions in Exmouth in May are excellent for both watersports and land-based adventure activities.

Local holidays?
None. May in Exmouth sees hotel rates rise with more visitors enjoying the still warm but cooler days.

Exmouth weather in May

Temperature icon High Temp: 28°C (82°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 16°C (60°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 8 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 16 km/h (10 mph; 8.6 knots)
rain cloud Rainfall: 37mm (1.5in) per month
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
Moderate heat icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 58% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 26°C (78°F)
Exmouth, Western Australia

Best time to visit Exmouth

The best time to visit Exmouth and the North West Cape region is from April to October when the days are warm, sunny and good for a range of outdoor activities.

Exmouth and the North West Cape region of Western Australia experience a hot desert climate with sunny, clear blue skies, and little to no rainfall year-round.

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Note: Meteorological data for Exmouth is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) at the closest weather station, Learmonth Airport, which is located 36km (22mi) south of Exmouth. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Latest update: Exmouth weather in May: 28 September, 2023

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