Average weather in May in Lyon (Rhône-Alps), France

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Lyon in May is 11.0°C (51.8°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 92mm (3.6in). It rains on average a total of 12 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 20.9°C (69.62°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Lyon with 221 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Lyon.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Lyon should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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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 11 °C
Max Temperature 20 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 92mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 221

 

Where to stay in Lyon

Where to go in France in May

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Lyon (Rhône-Alps)

FRI   Dec 09
3°C | 1°C
WSW 8 kmph
32.0 mm
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

SAT   Dec 10
3°C | -3°C
NNW 17 kmph
5.4 mm
Moderate snow

Moderate snow

SUN   Dec 11
2°C | -4°C
NNW 13 kmph

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