Average weather in May in Funchal (Madeira Islands), Madeira

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Funchal in May is 15.5°C (59.9°F). May is a dry month with an average of 27mm (1.1in) rain. It rains on average a total of 5 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 21.5°C (70.7°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Funchal with 210 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Funchal.


So what to wear in May? For visitors traveling to Funchal we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 19.0°C (66.2°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 15 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Water Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 17%
Precipitation 27mm
Rainy Days 5
Sunshine Hours 210

 

Where to stay in Funchal

Where to go in Madeira in May

Find out more about the weather in Madeira in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Funchal (Madeira Islands)

FRI   Dec 09
20°C | 19°C
W 33 kmph
0.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Dec 10
20°C | 19°C
SW 24 kmph
10.1 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SUN   Dec 11
22°C | 20°C
WSW 22 kmph
2.8 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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