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Cornwall weather in May (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Curious about the May weather in Cornwall? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In May, Cornwall generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 15°C, while nights can cool down to about 6°C.

Precipitation

Cornwall in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 82 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

Average sunshine

With around 199 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures June, July and August generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Cornwall climate page with graphs.

 

Cornwall, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 15°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 47%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 82 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
SunshineSunshine 199 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 43% *  
* Data from: Charlottetown, Canada (6 KM, 4 Miles).

Where to go in Canada in May

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Cornwall.

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