Venice weather in May (Veneto, Italy)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Venice in May lies at 21.8°C (71.24°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 15.6°C (60.08°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is high with an average of 97mm (3.8 inchec). There are generally around 13 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Venice with 229 hours of sun during the entire month.


Venice, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 15 °C  
Max Temperature 21 °C  
Water Temperature 18 °C  
Chance of Rain 45%  
Precipitation 97mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 73%  
Sunshine 229 hrs  
Percentage Sunshine 49%  

Where to go in Italy in May

Find out more about the weather in Italy in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Venice should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 18.5°C (65.3°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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