May weather forecast and climate
Capri, Italy

Ships on the clear waters with the Faraglioni stone rocks in the Giardini di Augusto in Capri, Italy
Ships on the clear waters with the Faraglioni stone rocks in the Giardini di Augusto in Capri, Italy
The last month of the spring, May, is also an enjoyable month in Capri, Italy, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.9°C (62.4°F) and 19.5°C (67.1°F).

Temperature

In Capri, the average high-temperature in May is almost the same as in April - a still enjoyable 19.5°C (67.1°F). In Capri, Italy, the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout May, 55mm (2.17") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Capri, there are 154.7 rainfall days, and 815mm (32.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through November are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Capri, Italy, is 19°C (66.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In Capri, the average sunshine in May is 11.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Capri is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Capri?

In May, in Capri, Italy, the average high-temperature is 19.5°C (67.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Capri?

In May, the average relative humidity is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Capri?

In Capri, in May, it is raining for 13.6 days, with typically 55mm (2.17") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Capri?

In Capri, Italy, snow does not fall in January through November.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Capri?

In Capri, Italy, the average seawater temperature in May is 19°C (66.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°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 Capri have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Capri?

The average sunshine in May in Capri is 11.1h.

How high is the UV index in May in Capri?

In Capri, Italy, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (13.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (10.8°C).

Average pressure in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1014.1mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (19.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.1km/h).

Average humidity in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (66%).

Average rainfall in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average rainfall in May: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (162mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (11mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (4.3 days).

Average snowfall days in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average sea temperature in May: 19°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.1h

Months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

Average sunshine days in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are July and August (24.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.5 days).

Average UV index in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average cloud cover in May: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

Average visibility in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).