May weather forecast
Kyoto, Japan

The Buddhist temple of Byodo-in in Kyoto, Japan
The Buddhist temple of Byodo-in in Kyoto, Japan

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Kyoto, Japan, with an average temperature ranging between max 22.5°C (72.5°F) and min 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Temperature

In Kyoto, Japan, the average high-temperature in May rises from a comfortable 16.5°C (61.7°F) in April to a pleasant 22.5°C (72.5°F). In Kyoto, the average low-temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 73%, May is the least humid month in Kyoto.

Rainfall

In Kyoto, it is raining for 12.8 days, with typically 68mm (2.68") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kyoto, there are 182.8 rainfall days, and 843mm (33.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Kyoto.

Daylight

In Kyoto, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of May in Kyoto, sunrise is at 05:06 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 04:44 and sunset at 19:04 JST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In Kyoto, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Kyoto?

In Kyoto, Japan, in May, the average high-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Kyoto?

With an average relative humidity of 73%, May is the least humid month in Kyoto.

What is the average humidity in May in Kyoto?

The average relative humidity in May in Kyoto, Japan, is 73%.

How much does it rain in Kyoto in May?

In Kyoto, Japan, during May, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 68mm (2.68") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kyoto?

In Kyoto, snow does not fall in April through November.

How many hours of daylight does Kyoto have in May?

In Kyoto, the average day length in May is 14h and 0min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Kyoto?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 05:06 and sunset at 18:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 04:44 and sunset at 19:04 JST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kyoto?

In Kyoto, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Kyoto?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average temperature in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.2°C).

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Average pressure in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average pressure in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1019.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1008.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average wind speed in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average humidity in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, July and October (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average rainfall in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average rainfall in May: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (147mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (32mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average rainfall days in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (12.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average snowfall in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (96mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average snowfall days in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average sunshine days in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average UV index in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average cloud cover in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 43).

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Average visibility in May
Kyoto, Japan

Average visibility in May - Kyoto, Japan
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, August, October, November and December (8km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July and September (7km).

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