Average weather in May in Brisbane (Queensland), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Brisbane in May is 14.0°C (57.2°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 62mm (2.4in). It rains on average a total of 6 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 24.7°C (76.46°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Brisbane with 199 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Brisbane.


So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 22.0°C (71.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 14 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Water Temperature 22 °C
Chance of Rain 20%
Precipitation 62mm
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 199

Where to stay in Brisbane

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What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Brisbane (Queensland)

FRI May 27
22°C | 15°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT May 28
25°C | 14°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN May 29
23°C | 14°C
Sunny

Sunny

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