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Genua weather in May (Italy)

What can you expect from the weather in Genua during May? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Genua, May is characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 20°C. But by evening, they drop to around 14°C.

Precipitation

Genua in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 87 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 220 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, June, July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Genua climate page with graphs.

 

Genua, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 16°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 43%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 87 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 13 days  
HumidityHumidity 71%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 220 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Italy in May

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Genua, 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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 16°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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