May weather forecast
Corfu, Greece

Beautiful white sandy beaches and clear waters in a village in Corfu Island, Greece
Beautiful white sandy beaches and clear waters in a village in Corfu Island, Greece

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Corfu, is a warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23.8°C (74.8°F) and an average low of 12.9°C (55.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a comfortable 19°C (66.2°F) in April to a warm 23.8°C (74.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 12.9°C (55.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Corfu is 69.5%.

Rainfall

In Corfu, in May, during 8 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Corfu, Greece, there are 128.7 rainfall days, and 1097mm (43.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Corfu, the average seawater temperature in May is 19.1°C (66.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 22min.
On the first day of May in Corfu, Greece, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 20:33. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 21:01 EEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Corfu is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Corfu?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 23.8°C (74.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 12.9°C (55.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Corfu?

In May, the average relative humidity in Corfu, Greece, is 69.5%.

How many days does it rain in May in Corfu?

In Corfu, Greece, in May, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Corfu?

In May, the average sea temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Corfu have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 22min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Corfu?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 20:33. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 21:01 EEST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Corfu?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Corfu is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Corfu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Corfu, Greece

Average temperature in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.1°C).

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Average humidity in May
Corfu, Greece

Average humidity in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average humidity in May: 69.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (60%).

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Average rainfall in May
Corfu, Greece

Average rainfall in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average rainfall in May: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (187.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9.2mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Corfu, Greece

Average rainfall days in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Corfu, Greece

Average sea temperature in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.2°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Corfu, Greece

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 22min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average UV index in May
Corfu, Greece

Average UV index in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average UV index in May: 8

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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