Average Weather during May in London (Buckinghamshire), United Kingdom

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in London in May is 8.8°C (47.84°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 55mm (2.2in). The average maximum temperature lies around 18.0°C (64.4°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit London. It has 199 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to London 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.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 47 °F
Max Temperature 64 °F
Chance of Rain 30%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 9
Sunshine Hours 199

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
7/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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