Venice weather in May (Veneto, Italy)

Curious about the May weather in Venice? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Venice the weather in May is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 22°C, while night temperatures can drop to 16°C.

Venice in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 97 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

The city usually sees around 229 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a prime time to visit Venice. May, June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Venice climate page with graphs.

 

Venice, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Water Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 45%  
Precipitation 97 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 73%  
Sunshine 229 hours  
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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Venice in May?

For visitors traveling to Venice, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 19°C 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.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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