May weather forecast and climate
Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine, with a ship sailing across
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine, with a ship sailing across
May is one of the least humid months of the year with an average relative humidity of 70%, making the journeys throughout Paris more comfortable. The banks of the Seine are marvelous under the warm, pleasant weather, and the parks are full of tourists picnicking in the warm sun. Sidewalk cafes spring to business as more tourists enter Paris.
With warm temperatures between 11°C (51.8°F) on the coldest days and 20°C (68°F) on the warmest days, the weather fluctuates a little but with minimal effects. The nights, however, may get colder with the return of the cold winds.
May is one of the rainiest months of the year, with rain falling for an average of twelve days to fetch 25.4mm (1") precipitation. Carrying an umbrella remains essential.
A sharp increase in the sunny days of May to six per day signals the coming summer season. With full bloom in session, most parks are beautiful, and the air has captivating scents. Visiting the parks near the majestic Eiffel tower will provide a full view of the historic tower.

What is the temperature in May in Paris?

In Paris, France, in May, the average high-temperature is 19.6°C (67.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.9°C (51.6°F).

How much does it rain in Paris in May?

In Paris, France, during May, the rain falls for 10.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 65mm (2.6") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Paris?

The month with the most rainfall in Paris, France, is May when the rain falls for 10.3 days and typically aggregates up to 65mm (2.6") of precipitation.
Average temperature in May - Paris, France
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 10.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall in May: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (65mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (43mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.9 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Paris, France
  • Average daylight in May: 15.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.3h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in May - Paris, France
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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