Average Weather during May in Salvador (Bahia), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Salvador in May is 23.0°C (73.4°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 360mm (14.2in). This makes it the most wet month of the year. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 27.6°C (81.68°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 174 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Salvador 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. With a water temperature of around 28.0°C (82.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 27 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 67%
Precipitation 360mm
Rainy Days 20
Sunshine Hours 174

Where to stay in Salvador

What To Do

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

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

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