Weather in May in Estonia

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in May in Estonia. Is this month a good time to go to Estonia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Estonia in May?

The weather conditions in Estonia in May range from tolerable to pleasant depending on the destination.

During May in Estonia the average maximum daytime temperatures are moderate and range from 15°C (59°F) in Kuressaare to 17°C (63°F) in Tartu.

Precipitation in May ranges from moderate in Kuressaare with an average of 32mm (1.3inch) rainfall to moderate in Tartu with 53mm (2.1inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 308 hours of sunshine in Tallinn during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Estonia.

Where to go in Estonia in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Estonia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Estonia

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Estonia?

Average weather in Tallinn

In May Tallinn generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C (60°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C (42°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Tallinn
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
10°C / 49°F 
1°C / 33°F 
218 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
12 days 
poor 
16°C / 60°F 
5°C / 42°F 
308 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
11 days 
June   >> June
>>  
19°C / 67°F 
10°C / 50°F 
293 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
12 days 
Climate in Tallinn

Average weather in Pärnu

In May Pärnu generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Pärnu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
10°C / 51°F 
1°C / 34°F 
211 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
8 days 
poor 
17°C / 62°F 
6°C / 43°F 
301 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
7 days 
June   >> June
>>  
20°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
296 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
9 days 
Climate in Pärnu

Average weather in Kuressaare

In May Kuressaare generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (59°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (42°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kuressaare
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
8°C / 46°F 
1°C / 33°F 
172 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
8 days 
poor 
15°C / 59°F 
6°C / 42°F 
207 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
6 days 
June   >> June
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
11°C / 51°F 
309 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
7 days 
Climate in Kuressaare

Average weather in Tartu

In May Tartu generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (63°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Tartu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
11°C / 52°F 
1°C / 34°F 
180 hours 
34mm / 1.3inch 
17°C / 63°F 
6°C / 43°F 
259 hours 
53mm / 2.1inch 
June   >> June
>>  
20°C / 68°F 
10°C / 50°F 
284 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
Climate in Tartu

Average weather in Haapsalu

In May Haapsalu generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Haapsalu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
10°C / 51°F 
1°C / 34°F 
211 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
8 days 
poor 
17°C / 62°F 
6°C / 43°F 
301 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
7 days 
June   >> June
>>  
20°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
296 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
9 days 
Climate in Haapsalu

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Estonia.

Is May the best time to go to Estonia?

In our opinion May is a good time to visit Estonia with commonly tolerable weather in Tallinn.

On average the best time to visit Estonia is in July and August with generally perfect weather in Tallinn. The worst months are January, February, March, April, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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