Vila Nova de Gaia weather in May (Norte Region, Portugal)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Vila Nova de Gaia in May lies at 20.9°C (69.62°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 10.0°C (50°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is moderate with an average of 83mm (3.3 inches). There are generally around 13 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Vila Nova de Gaia with 255 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit Vila Nova de Gaia.


Vila Nova de Gaia, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 50 °F  
Max Temperature 69 °F  
Water Temperature 59 °F *  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 255 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 61% *  
* Data from: Porto, Portugal (13 KM, 8 Miles).

Where to go in Portugal in May

Find out more about the weather in Portugal 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 Vila Nova de Gaia 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 15.0°C (59°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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