May weather forecast and climate
Venice, Italy

The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica
The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Venice, Italy, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.5°C (70.7°F) and 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 16.1°C (61°F) in April, to a pleasant 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Venice, during 8.2 rainfall days, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Venice, there are 78.3 rainfall days, and 748.4mm (29.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Venice, Italy, the average seawater temperature in May is 18.6°C (65.5°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.6°C (65.5°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 Venice is 14.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Venice is 7.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Venice is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Venice?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Venice, is 21.5°C (70.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 12.7°C (54.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Venice?

The average relative humidity in May in Venice, Italy, is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Venice?

In Venice, in May, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 66mm (2.6") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Venice?

In Venice, Italy, in May, the average water temperature is 18.6°C (65.5°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.6°C (65.5°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 Venice?

In May, the average length of the day in Venice, Italy, is 14.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Venice?

In May, the average sunshine in Venice, Italy, is 7.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Venice?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Venice is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Venice, Italy

Average temperature in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.1°C).

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Average humidity in May
Venice, Italy

Average humidity in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall in May: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall days in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Venice, Italy

Average sea temperature in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.6°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (8.8°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Venice, Italy
  • Average daylight in May: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average UV index in May
Venice, Italy

Average UV index in May - Venice, 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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