Weather in London in May 2016

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

Weather in London in May

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  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in May in London17
    17°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (39% of daylight hours) in May in London6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in May in London13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in May in London8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 16 hours of daylight per day in May in London16
    16 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in London0
    No heat & humidity
  • 51 mm monthly rainfall in May in London51
    51 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in May in London5
    5 (Moderate) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in London in May is a comfortable 17°C (63°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 39% of the 16 hours of daylight.

Expect 51mm (2.0 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 13 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (5 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 8°C (46°F).

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London sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 05:32 20:24
Monday, 2nd May 2016 05:30 20:26
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 05:28 20:28
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 05:26 20:29
Thursday, 5th May 2016 05:24 20:31
Friday, 6th May 2016 05:23 20:33
Saturday, 7th May 2016 05:21 20:34
Sunday, 8th May 2016 05:19 20:36
Monday, 9th May 2016 05:18 20:37
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 05:16 20:39
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 05:14 20:40
Thursday, 12th May 2016 05:13 20:42
Friday, 13th May 2016 05:11 20:44
Saturday, 14th May 2016 05:10 20:45
Sunday, 15th May 2016 05:08 20:47
Monday, 16th May 2016 05:07 20:48
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 05:05 20:50
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 05:04 20:51
Thursday, 19th May 2016 05:03 20:52
Friday, 20th May 2016 05:01 20:54
Saturday, 21st May 2016 05:00 20:55
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 04:59 20:57
Monday, 23rd May 2016 04:58 20:58
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 04:56 20:59
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 04:55 21:01
Thursday, 26th May 2016 04:54 21:02
Friday, 27th May 2016 04:53 21:03
Saturday, 28th May 2016 04:52 21:04
Sunday, 29th May 2016 04:51 21:05
Monday, 30th May 2016 04:50 21:07
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 04:50 21:08
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