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Sado weather in May (Niigata Prefecture, Japan)

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

In Sado the weather in May is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 20°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Sado in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 96 mm for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Rain is expected on roughly 17 days.

With around 205 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

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

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

 

Sado, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 56%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 96 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  
HumidityHumidity 69% *  
SunshineSunshine 205 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Niigata, Japan (59 KM, 36 Miles).

Where to go in Japan in May

Find out more about the weather in Japan 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 this month?

For visitors traveling to Sado, 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 in May.

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

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