May weather forecast
Geneva, Switzerland

The Leman Lake, flowing through the city of Geneva, Switzerland
The Leman Lake, flowing through the city of Geneva, Switzerland

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Geneva, Switzerland, with an average temperature fluctuating between 9.1°C (48.4°F) and 19.7°C (67.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a moderate 14.9°C (58.8°F) in April to an enjoyable 19.7°C (67.5°F). In Geneva, the average low-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Geneva, Switzerland, is 69%.

Rainfall

In Geneva, in May, during 10.6 rainfall days, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Geneva, during the entire year, the rain falls for 109 days and collects up to 1006mm (39.61") of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Geneva is 14h and 59min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 20:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 21:18 CEST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Geneva, Switzerland, is 6.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Geneva is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against 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. 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 Geneva?

In May, in Geneva, the average high-temperature is 19.7°C (67.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Geneva?

In Geneva, Switzerland, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Geneva?

In Geneva, during May, the rain falls for 10.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.31") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Geneva?

May through October are months without snowfall in Geneva.

Does it snow in Geneva in May?

In May, in Geneva, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the average length of the day in May in Geneva?

The average day length in May in Geneva is 14h and 59min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Geneva?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 20:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 21:18 CEST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Geneva?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Geneva, Switzerland, is 6.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Geneva?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Geneva is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average temperature in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 9.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.3°C).

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Average humidity in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average humidity in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (64%).

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Average rainfall in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average rainfall in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall in May: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (105mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (68mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average rainfall days in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (10.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average snowfall in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (108mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average snowfall days in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 41min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

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Average UV index in May
Geneva, Switzerland

Average UV index in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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