Average weather in 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 wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 20 days. 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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Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 73 °F
Max Temperature 81 °F
Water Temperature 82 °F
Chance of Rain 67%
Precipitation 14 in
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

Weather Forecasts for Salvador (Bahia)

THU Jan 27
87°F | 78°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

FRI Jan 28
83°F | 79°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

SAT Jan 29
85°F | 77°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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