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Average weather May in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rio de Janeiro in May is 20.0°C (68°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 70mm (2.8in). The average maximum temperature lies around 26.0°C (78.8°F). With a water temperature of around 24.0°C (75.2°F), this is a great month to swim. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 171 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Rio de Janeiro should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rio de Janeiro? 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 20.0°C
Max Temperature 26.0°C
Water Temperature 24.0°C
Chance of Rain 20.0%
Precipitation 70mm
Rainy Days 6
Windspeed 7.2kmph
Humidity 80%
Sunshine Hours 171

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Swimming
7/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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