Weather in Rio de Janeiro in May 2016

Check the weather in Rio de Janeiro in May before you book your next holiday in Brazil. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Weather in Rio de Janeiro in May

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  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro26
    26°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in May in Rio de Janeiro6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 17°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro17
    17°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in May in Rio de Janeiro11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in May in Rio de JaneiroL
    Low heat & humidity
  • 107 mm monthly rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro107
    107 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Rio de Janeiro7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 24°C sea temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro24
    24°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Rio de Janeiro in May is a warm 26°C (79°F) with low heat & humidity. There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 53% of the 11 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Rio de Janeiro in May is 24°C (75°F).

Expect 107mm (4.2 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 12 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 17°C (63°F).

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Rio de Janeiro sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Rio de Janeiro in May 2016. Select a month to view Rio de Janeiro sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 06:13 17:27
Monday, 2nd May 2016 06:13 17:26
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 06:13 17:26
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 06:14 17:25
Thursday, 5th May 2016 06:14 17:24
Friday, 6th May 2016 06:15 17:24
Saturday, 7th May 2016 06:15 17:23
Sunday, 8th May 2016 06:16 17:23
Monday, 9th May 2016 06:16 17:22
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 06:17 17:22
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 06:17 17:21
Thursday, 12th May 2016 06:17 17:21
Friday, 13th May 2016 06:18 17:20
Saturday, 14th May 2016 06:18 17:20
Sunday, 15th May 2016 06:19 17:19
Monday, 16th May 2016 06:19 17:19
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 06:20 17:19
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 06:20 17:18
Thursday, 19th May 2016 06:21 17:18
Friday, 20th May 2016 06:21 17:18
Saturday, 21st May 2016 06:22 17:17
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 06:22 17:17
Monday, 23rd May 2016 06:22 17:17
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 06:23 17:16
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 06:23 17:16
Thursday, 26th May 2016 06:24 17:16
Friday, 27th May 2016 06:24 17:16
Saturday, 28th May 2016 06:25 17:16
Sunday, 29th May 2016 06:25 17:15
Monday, 30th May 2016 06:26 17:15
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 06:26 17:15
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