Weather in Sydney in May 2018

Expect 20°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Sydney in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Sydney in May before you book your next holiday to New South Wales in 2018.

Key weather averages for Sydney in May

  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Sydney20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in May in Sydney6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in Sydney11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Sydney12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in May in Sydney10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Sydney0
    No heat & humidity
  • 108 mm monthly rainfall in May in Sydney108
    108 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Sydney3
    3 (Moderate) UV index
  • 20°C sea temperature in May in Sydney20
    20°C sea temperature

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Guide to Sydney weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Sydney 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 Sydney in May is 20°C (68°F).

The weather in Sydney in May is represented by Sydney.

Sydney sunrise & sunset times for May 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Sydney in May 2018. Select a month to view Sydney sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st May 2018 06:29 17:15
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 06:30 17:14
Thursday, 3rd May 2018 06:31 17:13
Friday, 4th May 2018 06:32 17:12
Saturday, 5th May 2018 06:32 17:11
Sunday, 6th May 2018 06:33 17:10
Monday, 7th May 2018 06:34 17:09
Tuesday, 8th May 2018 06:35 17:08
Wednesday, 9th May 2018 06:36 17:07
Thursday, 10th May 2018 06:36 17:07
Friday, 11th May 2018 06:37 17:06
Saturday, 12th May 2018 06:38 17:05
Sunday, 13th May 2018 06:38 17:04
Monday, 14th May 2018 06:39 17:04
Tuesday, 15th May 2018 06:40 17:03
Wednesday, 16th May 2018 06:41 17:02
Thursday, 17th May 2018 06:41 17:01
Friday, 18th May 2018 06:42 17:01
Saturday, 19th May 2018 06:43 17:00
Sunday, 20th May 2018 06:44 17:00
Monday, 21st May 2018 06:44 16:59
Tuesday, 22nd May 2018 06:45 16:58
Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 06:46 16:58
Thursday, 24th May 2018 06:46 16:57
Friday, 25th May 2018 06:47 16:57
Saturday, 26th May 2018 06:48 16:57
Sunday, 27th May 2018 06:48 16:56
Monday, 28th May 2018 06:49 16:56
Tuesday, 29th May 2018 06:50 16:55
Wednesday, 30th May 2018 06:50 16:55
Thursday, 31st May 2018 06:51 16:55
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