Average Weather during May in Cologne, Germany

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Cologne in May is 8.0°C (46.4°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 73mm (2.9in). The average maximum temperature lies around 17.0°C (62.6°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a good period to visit Cologne. It has 193 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Cologne should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Since climate change is one of the main problems the world faces these days we recommend to buy sustainable or second hand cloths. We made a deal with our partner praNa which means this month you get 70% off the original price of Women’s Dresses + Free shipping with code DRESS70.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 8 °C
Max Temperature 17 °C
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 73mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 193

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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