Canterbury weather in May 2021

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  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Canterbury15
    15°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in May in Canterbury13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Canterbury7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 16 hours of daylight per day in May in Canterbury16
    16 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Canterbury0
    No heat & humidity
  • 48 mm monthly rainfall in May in Canterbury48
    48 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in May in Canterbury5
    5 (Moderate) UV index

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The May weather guide for Canterbury, England 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 warm is it in Canterbury in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 15°C in Canterbury in May, falling to 7°C at night.

How sunny is it in Canterbury in May?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Canterbury in May - that's 43% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Canterbury in May?

There are usually 13 days with some rain in Canterbury in May and the average monthly rainfall is 48mm.

Canterbury sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Canterbury in May 2021. Select a month to view Canterbury sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 05:28 20:19
Sunday, 16th May 2021 05:03 20:42
Monday, 31st May 2021 04:46 21:01
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