Weather in Switzerland in May 2016

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

The May weather guide for Switzerland shown below is for Bern.

Weather in Switzerland in May

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  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Switzerland (Bern)16
    16°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (37% of daylight hours) in May in Switzerland6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in May in Switzerland (Bern)18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Switzerland (Bern)7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in May in Switzerland (Bern)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Switzerland (Bern)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 81 mm monthly rainfall in May in Switzerland (Bern)81
    81 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Switzerland (Bern)7
    7 (High) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in Switzerland in May is a comfortable 16°C (61°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 37% of the 15 hours of daylight.

Expect 81mm (3.2 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 18 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 cold 7°C (45°F). The weather in Switzerland in May is represented by Bern.

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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Switzerland sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Switzerland in May 2016. Select a month to view Switzerland sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Switzerland sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Bern.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 06:14 20:41
Monday, 2nd May 2016 06:13 20:42
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 06:11 20:44
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 06:10 20:45
Thursday, 5th May 2016 06:08 20:46
Friday, 6th May 2016 06:07 20:48
Saturday, 7th May 2016 06:05 20:49
Sunday, 8th May 2016 06:04 20:50
Monday, 9th May 2016 06:02 20:52
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 06:01 20:53
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 06:00 20:54
Thursday, 12th May 2016 05:58 20:56
Friday, 13th May 2016 05:57 20:57
Saturday, 14th May 2016 05:56 20:58
Sunday, 15th May 2016 05:55 20:59
Monday, 16th May 2016 05:54 21:00
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 05:52 21:02
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 05:51 21:03
Thursday, 19th May 2016 05:50 21:04
Friday, 20th May 2016 05:49 21:05
Saturday, 21st May 2016 05:48 21:06
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 05:47 21:07
Monday, 23rd May 2016 05:46 21:09
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 05:45 21:10
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 05:44 21:11
Thursday, 26th May 2016 05:43 21:12
Friday, 27th May 2016 05:43 21:13
Saturday, 28th May 2016 05:42 21:14
Sunday, 29th May 2016 05:41 21:15
Monday, 30th May 2016 05:40 21:16
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 05:40 21:17
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