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Malmö weather in May (Skåne, Sweden)

Planning a trip to Malmö in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In May, Malmö typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 17°C, while night temperatures can drop to 7°C.

Precipitation

Malmö in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 50 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 12 days of rain.

Average sunshine

With around 277 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days June, July and August 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 Malmö climate page with graphs.

 

Malmö, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 17°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 9°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 50 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 68%  
SunshineSunshine 277 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 54%  

Where to go in Sweden in May

Find out more about the weather in Sweden 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 Malmö, 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. With a water temperature of around 9°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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

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