France Weather in May


Check the Weather in France 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 may weather guide shown below is for Paris.

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) 18°C (64°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in France (Paris) 18°C (64°F) in May
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 9°C (48°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in France (Paris) 9°C (48°F) in May
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (42% of Daylight Hours) in May in France (Paris) 7 Hours per day in May
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 15 Hours of Daylight in May in France (Paris) 15 Hours per day in May
Heat and Humidity Discomfort No heat & humidity in May in France (Paris) None in May
Days with some Rainfall 15 Days with some Rainfall in May in France (Paris) 15 Days in May
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 62 mm (2.4 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in France (Paris) 62 mm (2.4 inches) in May
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 6 (High) in May in France (Paris) 6 (High) in May
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