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Average weather May in Paris (Ile de France), France

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Paris in May is 8.0°C (46.4°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 63mm (2.5in). May is the wettest month of the year. 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 Paris. It has 201 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Paris should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. 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.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Paris? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 8.0°C
Max Temperature 18.0°C
Chance of Rain 43.3%
Precipitation 63mm
Rainy Days 13
Windspeed 10.8kmph
Humidity 69%
Sunshine Hours 201
Percentage Sunshine 42%

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
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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