May weather forecast and climate
Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also an enjoyable month in Paris, France, with average temperature ranging between min 9°C (48.2°F) and max 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still comfortable 18.3°C (64.9°F). In Paris, in May, the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Paris is 76%.

Rainfall

In Paris, in May, during 13.7 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Paris, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.8 days and collects up to 390mm (15.35") of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Paris, France.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Paris is 15.3h.

Sunshine

In Paris, the average sunshine in May is 8.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Paris, France, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Paris?

In May, in Paris, France, the average high-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Paris?

In May, the average relative humidity in Paris, France, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Paris in May?

In Paris, in May, it is raining for 13.7 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Paris?

April through November are months without snowfall in Paris.

What is the average length of the day in May in Paris?

The average length of the day in May is 15.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Paris have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Paris is 8.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Paris?

In Paris, France, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Paris, France

Average temperature in May - Paris, France
  • Average high temperature in May: 18.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Paris, France

Average pressure in May - Paris, France
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Paris, France

Average wind speed in May - Paris, France
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Paris, France

Average humidity in May - Paris, France
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (68%).

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Average rainfall in May
Paris, France

Average rainfall in May - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall in May: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Paris, France

Average rainfall days in May - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Paris, France

Average snowfall in May - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Paris, France

Average snowfall days in May - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Paris, France

Average sunshine days in May - Paris, France
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Paris, France

Average UV index in May - Paris, France
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Paris, France

Average cloud cover in May - Paris, France
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Paris, France

Average visibility in May - Paris, France
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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