Australia weather in May 2021

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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Australia in May. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The May weather guide for Australia shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Australia in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 20°C in Sydney, Australia in May, falling to 12°C at night.

How sunny is it in Australia in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Sydney, Australia in May - that's 56% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Australia in May?

The average sea temperature around Sydney, Australia in May is 20°C.

Does it rain in Australia in May?

There are usually 11 days with some rain in Sydney, Australia in May and the average monthly rainfall is 108mm.

Australia sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Australia in May 2021. Select a month to view Australia sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Australia sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Sydney.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 06:30 17:14
Sunday, 16th May 2021 06:41 17:02
Monday, 31st May 2021 06:51 16:55
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