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Kitchener weather in May (Ontario, Canada)

What can you expect from the weather in Kitchener during May? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In Kitchener the weather in May is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 20°C, while nights can cool down to about 8°C.

Precipitation

Kitchener in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 93 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 12 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 245 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Kitchener, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 8°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 38%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 93 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
SunshineSunshine 245 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 54% *  
* Data from: Hamilton, Canada (55 KM, 34 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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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?

For visitors traveling to Kitchener, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

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