Average Weather during May in Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Barcelona in May is 16.2°C (61.16°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 57mm (2.2in). This month generally has very pleasant temperatures. The average maximum temperature lies around 23.0°C (73.4°F). With a water temperature of around 16.0°C (60.8°F), this is not the best month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Barcelona. It has 248 hours of sun.

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

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 61 °F
Max Temperature 73 °F
Water Temperature 60 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 248

What To Do

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

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

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