Capri
Italy
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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 an agreeable month in Capri, Italy, with temperature in the range of an average low of 13°C (55.4°F) and an average high of 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In Capri, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 17°C (62.6°F) in April, to an agreeable 21°C (69.8°F). In May, in Capri, the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

In Capri, during 10 rainfall days, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Capri, there are 130 rainfall days, and 762mm (30") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Capri, the average seawater temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). 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 Capri, the average length of the day is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Capri, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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 Capri?

In May, the average high-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Capri?

In Capri, in May, during 10 rainfall days, 38mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in May in Capri?

In Capri, in May, the average water temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). 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).

How many hours of daylight does Capri have in May?

In Capri, 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 is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Capri?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Capri, Italy, is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average high temperature in May: 21°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (12°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (19°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (5°C).

Average rainfall in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average rainfall in May: 38mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (120mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and July (23mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (4 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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Capri, Italy
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).