Split weather in May (Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Split in May lies at 20.9°C (69.62°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 11.7°C (53.06°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is moderate with an average of 84mm (3.3 inches). There are generally around 12 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Split with 272 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit Split.


Split, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 11 °C  
Max Temperature 20 °C  
Water Temperature 17 °C *  
Chance of Rain 42%  
Precipitation 83mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 60% *  
Sunshine 272 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 65% *  

Where to stay in Split


Where to go in Croatia in May

Find out more about the weather in Croatia 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Split should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm. With a water temperature of around 17.0°C (62.6°F), 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 in May.

Outdoor sports

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