Sweden temperatures in May

Sweden in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Riksgränsen with 4°C (39°F) to moderate temperatures in Abbekås with 18°C (64°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 7°C (45°F) in Abbekås and -4°C (25°F) in Riksgränsen.

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

Find the average daytime temperatures in May for the most popular destinations in Sweden 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 Sweden?
  • Abbekås tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 7°C (45°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Sweden?
  • The coldest city in May in Sweden is Riksgränsen when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 4°C (39°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -4°C (25°F).

  • How much sun does Sweden get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 280 hours of sunshine in Stockholm during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 9°C (48°F) in Malmö this month, so not the best month to swim.

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