Italy temperatures in May

Italy in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Livigno with 6°C (42°F) to high temperatures in Otranto with 24°C (76°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C (57°F) in Otranto and -0°C (32°F) in Livigno.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Italy in May?

Find the average daytime temperatures in May for the most popular destinations in Italy on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in May in Italy?
  • Otranto tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 14°C (57°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Italy?
  • The coldest city in May in Italy is Livigno when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 6°C (42°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -0°C (32°F).

  • How much sun does Italy get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 264 hours of sunshine in Rome during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 19°C (65°F) in Venice this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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