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

Weather in May

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

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

The average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Corfu is 8.9h.

UV index

In Corfu, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability 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. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Corfu?

In Corfu, Greece, in May, the average high-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 12.9°C (55.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Corfu?

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

How much does it rain in Corfu in May?

In Corfu, in May, during 8 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Corfu?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Corfu?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Corfu?

In Corfu, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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: 14.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

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

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Average UV index in May
Corfu, Greece

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).

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