May weather forecast
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 another comfortable month in Paris, France, with an average temperature fluctuating between 9°C (48.2°F) and 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.7 days. Throughout May, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15h and 17min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 21:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 21:44 CEST.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Paris is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Paris?

In Paris, France, in May, 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?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Paris?

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?

In Paris, France, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Paris have in May?

In May, the average day length in Paris, France, is 15h and 17min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Paris?

On the first day of May in Paris, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 21:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 21:44 CEST.

How many hours of sunshine does Paris have in May?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Paris?

In Paris, France, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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%

The 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).
The 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).
The 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: 15h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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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).
The 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

The 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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