Corfu
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
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
May, the last month of the spring, in Corfu, is a warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 12.9°C (55.2°F) and max 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 19°C (66.2°F) in April, to a moderately hot 23.8°C (74.8°F). In May, in Corfu, Greece, the average low-temperature is 12.9°C (55.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 69.5%.

Rainfall

In May, in Corfu, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout May, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated. In Corfu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128.7 days and collects up to 1097.3mm (43.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Corfu, the average seawater temperature 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 in Corfu, Greece, is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Corfu is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Corfu?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Corfu, 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 Corfu, Greece, the average relative humidity in May is 69.5%.

How much does it rain in Corfu in May?

In Corfu, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Corfu?

In Corfu, in May, the average water 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).

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

In May, the average length of the day in Corfu is 14.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Corfu?

In Corfu, Greece, the average sunshine in May 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 of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is July (9.2mm).

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 lowest number of rainy days is July (2.3 days).

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Corfu, Greece
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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

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