Mallorca weather in May (Balearic Islands, Spain)

What can you expect from the weather in Mallorca during May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In Mallorca, May is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 22°C, while nights can cool down to about 16°C.

Mallorca in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 31 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 9 days of rain are anticipated.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 285 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.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a great time to visit. May, June, July, August, September and October generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Mallorca, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Water Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 29%  
Precipitation 31 mm  
Rainy days 9 days  
Sunshine 285 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 66%  

Where to go in Spain in May

Find out more about the weather in Spain 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 Mallorca in May?

For visitors traveling to Mallorca, 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. With a water temperature of around 19°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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

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