May weather forecast
Chamonix, France

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Chamonix, is a chilly month, with average temperature ranging between min 0.5°C (32.9°F) and max 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Temperature

In Chamonix, France, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a wintry 5.3°C (41.5°F) in April, to a chilly 8.8°C (47.8°F). In Chamonix, in May, the average low-temperature is 0.5°C (32.9°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 86%.

Rainfall

In Chamonix, France, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 58mm (2.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 132.8 rainfall days, and 461mm (18.15") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Chamonix. During 1.3 snowfall days, in May, Chamonix aggregates 18mm (0.71") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 56.7 snowfall days, and 924mm (36.38") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Chamonix, France, the average length of the day in May is 15h.

Sunshine

In Chamonix, France, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Chamonix is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Chamonix?

The average relative humidity in May in Chamonix, France, is 86%.

How much does it rain in Chamonix in May?

In Chamonix, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 58mm (2.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Chamonix?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.3 snowfall days, in May, Chamonix aggregates 18mm (0.71") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Chamonix have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Chamonix, France, is 15h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chamonix?

The average sunshine in May is 8.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Chamonix?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Chamonix, France, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Chamonix, France

Average temperature in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average high temperature in May: 8.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (16.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 0.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Chamonix, France

Average pressure in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1020.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Chamonix, France

Average wind speed in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (8.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Chamonix, France

Average humidity in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average humidity in May: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (77%).

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Average rainfall in May
Chamonix, France

Average rainfall in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average rainfall in May: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (72mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (15mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Chamonix, France

Average rainfall days in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Chamonix, France

Average snowfall in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average snowfall in May: 18mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (245mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Chamonix, France

Average snowfall days in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Chamonix, France

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average daylight in May: 15h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Chamonix, France

Average sunshine days in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Chamonix, France

Average UV index in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March and November (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Chamonix, France

Average cloud cover in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average cloud cover in May: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Chamonix, France

Average visibility in May - Chamonix, France
  • Average visibility in May: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and October (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (6km).

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