London Weather in May


Check the Weather in London, UK 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) 18°C (64°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in London 18°C (64°F) in May
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 9°C (48°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in London 9°C (48°F) in May
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (39% of Daylight Hours) in May in London 6 Hours per day in May
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 16 Hours of Daylight in May in London 16 Hours per day in May
Heat and Humidity Discomfort No heat & humidity in May in London None in May
Days with some Rainfall 13 Days with some Rainfall in May in London 13 Days in May
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 49 mm (1.9 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in London 49 mm (1.9 inches) in May
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 5 (Moderate) in May in London 5 (Moderate) in May
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