Rio de Janeiro weather in May 2022

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  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro26
    26°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 17°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro17
    17°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in May in Rio de Janeiro11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in May in Rio de JaneiroL
    Low heat & humidity
  • 107 mm monthly rainfall in May in Rio de Janeiro107
    107 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in Rio de Janeiro7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 24°C sea temperature in May in Rio de Janeiro24
    24°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 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 Rio de Janeiro in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 26°C in Rio de Janeiro in May with low heat and humidity, falling to 17°C at night.

How sunny is it in Rio de Janeiro in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Rio de Janeiro in May - that's 53% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Rio de Janeiro in May?

The average sea temperature around Rio de Janeiro in May is 24°C.

Does it rain in Rio de Janeiro in May?

There are usually 12 days with some rain in Rio de Janeiro in May and the average monthly rainfall is 107mm.

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Rio de Janeiro sunrise & sunset times for May 2022

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Rio de Janeiro in May 2022. Select a month to view Rio de Janeiro sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2022 06:12 17:27
Monday, 16th May 2022 06:19 17:19
Tuesday, 31st May 2022 06:26 17:15
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