Cork weather in May 2021

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  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cork14
    14°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in May in Cork17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cork7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 16 hours of daylight per day in May in Cork16
    16 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Cork0
    No heat & humidity
  • 74 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cork74
    74 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in May in Cork5
    5 (Moderate) UV index
  • 11°C sea temperature in May in Cork11
    11°C sea temperature

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The May weather guide for Cork, Ireland 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 Cork in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 14°C in Cork in May, falling to 7°C at night.

How sunny is it in Cork in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cork in May - that's 38% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Cork in May?

The average sea temperature around Cork in May is 11°C.

Does it rain in Cork in May?

There are usually 17 days with some rain in Cork in May and the average monthly rainfall is 74mm.

Cork sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

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


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 06:04 20:59
Sunday, 16th May 2021 05:39 21:23
Monday, 31st May 2021 05:21 21:43
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