Australia weather in May 2019

  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Australia (Sydney)20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in Australia (Sydney)11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Australia (Sydney)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in May in Australia (Sydney)10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Australia (Sydney)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 108 mm monthly rainfall in May in Australia (Sydney)108
    108 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Australia (Sydney)3
    3 (Moderate) UV index
  • 20°C sea temperature in May in Australia (Sydney)20
    20°C sea temperature

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Expect 20°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Australia in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Australia in May before you book your next holiday to Australia in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Sydney.

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The May weather guide for Australia, represented by Sydney, 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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Guide to Australia weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Australia in May is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 56% of the 10 hours of daylight.

Expect 108mm (4.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 11 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (3 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Australia in May is 20°C (68°F).

The weather in Australia in May is represented by Sydney.

Australia sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Australia in May 2019. Select a month to view Australia sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Australia sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Sydney.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 06:29 17:15
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 06:30 17:14
Friday, 3rd May 2019 06:31 17:13
Saturday, 4th May 2019 06:32 17:12
Sunday, 5th May 2019 06:32 17:11
Monday, 6th May 2019 06:33 17:10
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 06:34 17:09
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 06:35 17:08
Thursday, 9th May 2019 06:35 17:08
Friday, 10th May 2019 06:36 17:07
Saturday, 11th May 2019 06:37 17:06
Sunday, 12th May 2019 06:38 17:05
Monday, 13th May 2019 06:38 17:04
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 06:39 17:04
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 06:40 17:03
Thursday, 16th May 2019 06:41 17:02
Friday, 17th May 2019 06:41 17:02
Saturday, 18th May 2019 06:42 17:01
Sunday, 19th May 2019 06:43 17:00
Monday, 20th May 2019 06:43 17:00
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 06:44 16:59
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 06:45 16:59
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 06:45 16:58
Friday, 24th May 2019 06:46 16:58
Saturday, 25th May 2019 06:47 16:57
Sunday, 26th May 2019 06:47 16:57
Monday, 27th May 2019 06:48 16:56
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 06:49 16:56
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 06:49 16:55
Thursday, 30th May 2019 06:50 16:55
Friday, 31st May 2019 06:51 16:55
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