Paris
France
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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 51.8°F (11°C) on the coldest days and 68°F (20°C) 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 1" (25.4mm) precipitation. Carrying an umbrella remains essential.
A sharp increase in the sunny days of May to six per day signals the approaching 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.
  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The average daylight in May: 15h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • The 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).

  • The 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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