Venice
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Venice, Italy

A background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica from the Grand water canal of Venice in Italy
A background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica from the Grand water canal of Venice in Italy
Most of the time, May is sunny with the daily sunshine at close to 7.5 hours. The days are warmed to pleasant 21.1°C (70°F) and the nights are above 10°C (50°F).
Beware; May is the peak tourist season, and the crowds adorn the length and breadth of Venice.
A scarce rain does not discourage visitors from participating in the regatta and rowing races. It is a fantastic sight with almost 1500 boats of all shapes and sizes occupying every waterway, including the Grande Canal.

What is the temperature in May in Venice?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Venice?

In Venice, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Venice?

In Venice, Italy, during May, the rain falls for 8.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Venice?

In Venice, 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).

How many hours of daylight does Venice have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Venice have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Venice is 7.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Venice?

In Venice, Italy, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is January (47mm).

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 lowest number of rainy days is February (5.2 days).

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

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.4h

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

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).