Weather in May in Canton of Glarus

Canton of Glarus is a region in Switzerland. Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May in Canton of Glarus. Is this month a good time to go to Canton of Glarus? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Canton of Glarus in May?

The weather in Canton of Glarus in May is in general poor.

May is a month with pleasant maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and nighttime temperatures around 4°C (39°F) in Braunwald.

May is a rainy month with an average rainfall around 102mm (4inch) in Braunwald. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 155 hours of sunshine in Braunwald during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Canton of Glarus.

Where to go in Canton of Glarus in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Canton of Glarus on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Canton of Glarus

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Canton of Glarus?

Average weather in Braunwald

In May Braunwald generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C (39°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Braunwald
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
9°C / 48°F 
1°C / 34°F 
145 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
poor 
13°C / 55°F 
4°C / 39°F 
155 hours 
102mm / 4inch 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C / 63°F 
7°C / 45°F 
169 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
Climate in Braunwald

Average weather in Elm

In May Elm generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C (39°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Elm
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
9°C / 48°F 
1°C / 34°F 
145 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
poor 
13°C / 55°F 
4°C / 39°F 
155 hours 
102mm / 4inch 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
17°C / 63°F 
7°C / 45°F 
169 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
Climate in Elm

Average weather in Matt

In May Matt generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 1°C (34°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Matt
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
-2°C / 28°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
163 hours 
177mm / 7inch 
16 days 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
164 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
16 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
7°C / 45°F 
2°C / 36°F 
160 hours 
245mm / 9.6inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Matt

Average weather in Näfels

In May Näfels generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 1°C (34°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Näfels
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
-2°C / 28°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
163 hours 
177mm / 7inch 
16 days 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
164 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
16 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
7°C / 45°F 
2°C / 36°F 
160 hours 
245mm / 9.6inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Näfels

Average weather in Filzbach

In May Filzbach generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 1°C (34°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Filzbach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
-2°C / 28°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
163 hours 
177mm / 7inch 
16 days 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
164 hours 
335mm / 13inch 
16 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
7°C / 45°F 
2°C / 36°F 
160 hours 
245mm / 9.6inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Filzbach

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Canton of Glarus, in Switzerland.

Is May the best time to go to Canton of Glarus?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit Canton of Glarus with commonly poor weather in Braunwald.

On average the best time to visit Canton of Glarus is in July and August with generally tolerable weather in Braunwald. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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