Average Weather during 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 occasionally during 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 often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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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 68 °F
Max Temperature 78 °F
Water Temperature 75 °F
Chance of Rain 20%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 6
Sunshine Hours 171

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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