Geneva
Switzerland
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Geneva, Switzerland

The Leman Lake, flowing through the city of Geneva, Switzerland, in a stunning aerial panorama of the cityscape and the distant mountains
The Leman Lake, flowing through the city of Geneva, Switzerland, in a stunning aerial panorama of the cityscape and the distant mountains
May, the last month of the spring, in Geneva, is a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 9.1°C (48.4°F) and 19.7°C (67.5°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Geneva, the average relative humidity is 69%.

Rainfall

In Geneva, Switzerland, during 10.6 rainfall days, 84mm (3.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Geneva, Switzerland, there are 109 rainfall days, and 1006mm (39.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Geneva snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Geneva, the average length of the day in May is 15h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 6.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
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. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Geneva?

In Geneva, in May, 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, 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 (3.3") of precipitation.

Does it snow in Geneva in May?

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

When it does not snow in Geneva?

May through October are months without snowfall in Geneva.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Geneva is 15h.

How many hours of sunshine does Geneva have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Geneva, Switzerland, is 6.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Geneva?

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

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is February (68mm).

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 lowest number of rainy days is July (7.6 days).

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • Average daylight in May: 15h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.6h).

Average UV index in May - Geneva, Switzerland
  • 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, November and December (UV index 1).