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Jerusalem weather in May (Jerusalem District, Israel)

Looking to travel to Jerusalem in May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Jerusalem the weather in May is generally perfect, with very high temperatures and low rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Jerusalem in May usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 10 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 1 day of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 332 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, May is one of the better months to visit Jerusalem. March, April, May, June, October and November typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Jerusalem, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 3%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 10 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 1 day  
HumidityHumidity 35%  
WindspeedWindspeed 25 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 332 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Israel in May

Find out more about the weather in Israel 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?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Jerusalem.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Israel? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Israel. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.