Average weather in May in Bergen (Hordaland), Norway

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Bergen in May is 6.0°C (42.8°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 106mm (4.2in). This makes it the driest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 15 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Bergen with 191 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Bergen should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period. With a water temperature of around 8.0°C (46.4°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

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

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 14 °C
Water Temperature 8 °C
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 106mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 191

Where to stay in Bergen

What is the best place to go in May in Norway?

Find out more about the weather in May in Norway and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Bergen (Hordaland)

SUN May 22
12°C | 9°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON May 23
11°C | 10°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

TUE May 24
11°C | 10°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Bergen.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for almost all countries in the world. Are you going to Norway? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Norway. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.