May weather forecast and climate
Florence, Italy

A golden appearance of the city of Florence, Italy, at sunset
A golden appearance of the city of Florence, Italy, at sunset

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Florence, Italy, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.6°C (52.9°F) and 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In Florence, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 18.5°C (65.3°F) in April, to a warm 23.7°C (74.7°F). In May, in Florence, the average low-temperature is 11.6°C (52.9°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout May, 70mm (2.76") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Florence, there are 88.2 rainfall days, and 872.6mm (34.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Florence, the average length of the day in May is 14.7h.

Sunshine

In Florence, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Florence, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in May in Florence?

In Florence, Italy, during May, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 70mm (2.76") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Florence have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Florence, Italy, is 14.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Florence?

In Florence, Italy, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Florence?

In Florence, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Florence, Italy

Average temperature in May - Florence, Italy
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (17.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Florence, Italy

Average rainfall in May - Florence, Italy
  • Average rainfall in May: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (113.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (36.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Florence, Italy

Average rainfall days in May - Florence, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (3.5 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Florence, Italy

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Florence, Italy
  • Average daylight in May: 14.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

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Average UV index in May
Florence, Italy

Average UV index in May - Florence, Italy
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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