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Average weather 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 be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Barcelona? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly averages

°F
Min Temperature 61.16°F
Max Temperature 73.4°F
Water Temperature 60.8°F
Chance of Rain 26.7%
Precipitation 2.2in
Rainy Days 8
Windspeed 4.5mph
Humidity 72%
Sunshine Hours 248

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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