Davos weather in May (Grisons, Switzerland)

People don't tend to visit Davos in May since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Davos in May lies at 4.3°C (39.74°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -1.2°C (29.84°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

May is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 180mm (7.1 inches). There are generally around 19 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 155 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Davos, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature -1 °C  
Max Temperature 4 °C  
Chance of Rain 64%  
Precipitation 179mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 71% *  
Sunshine 155 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 45% *  

Where to stay in Davos

Where to go in Switzerland in May

Find out more about the weather in Switzerland 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Davos should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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