Average Weather May in Washington DC, United States of America

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Washington DC in May is 13.0°C (55.4°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 93mm (3.7in). The average maximum temperature lies around 24.0°C (75.2°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Washington DC. It has 221 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Washington DC should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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

Monthly Averages

Min Temperature 13.0 °C
Max Temperature 24.0 °C
Chance of Rain 40.0%
Precipitation 93.0mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 221

What To Do

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

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

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