Rio de Janeiro Weather in May


Check the Weather in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in May before you book your next holiday. This gives the best indication of the weather in May and includes figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall.

The good news is that if you fancy going on holiday in May, you definitely won't have to fly as far as in previous months to find warm rays of sunshine, or even beach friendly weather. It's also early in the European holiday season, so hotels are freshly cleaned and it's generally uncrowded, even though the weather in May means temperatures aren't yet at their peak.

Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 26°C (79°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 26°C (79°F) in May
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 17°C (63°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 17°C (63°F) in May
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (53% of Daylight Hours) in May in Rio de Janeiro 6 Hours per day in May
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 11 Hours of Daylight in May in Rio de Janeiro 11 Hours per day in May
Heat and Humidity Discomfort Low heat & humidity in May in Rio de Janeiro Low in May
Days with some Rainfall 12 Days with some Rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro 12 Days in May
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 107 mm (4.2 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro 107 mm (4.2 inches) in May
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 7 (High) in May in Rio de Janeiro 7 (High) in May
Sea Temperature (°C) 24°C (75°F) Sea Temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro 24°C (75°F) in May
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