Cuenca weather in May (Chimborazo Province, Ecuador)

Planning a trip to Cuenca in May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In May, Cuenca typically experiences moderate temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 16°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 7°C.

Cuenca in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 110 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 17 days of the month will see rainfall.

The area enjoys a balanced 156 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Cuenca, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 7°C  
Max Temperature 16°C  
Chance of Rain 55%  
Precipitation 110 mm  
Rainy days 17 days  
Sunshine 156 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Ecuador in May

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

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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 Cuenca in May?

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 in May.

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

Interested in more climate information?

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

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Ecuador? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Ecuador. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.