Average weather in May in Glasgow, Scotland

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Glasgow in May is 5.0°C (41°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 71mm (2.8in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 159 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Glasgow should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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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 5 °C
Max Temperature 14 °C
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 71mm
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 159

Where to stay in Glasgow

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Glasgow

FRI Dec 03
7°C | 3°C

Patchy rain possible

SAT Dec 04
5°C | 1°C

Moderate rain

SUN Dec 05
5°C | 0°C

Sunny

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