Weather in France in May 2019

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in France (Paris)18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (42% of daylight hours) in May in France7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 15 days with some rainfall in May in France (Paris)15
    15 days with some rainfall
  • 9°C minimum night-time temperature in May in France (Paris)9
    9°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in May in France (Paris)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in France (Paris)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 62 mm monthly rainfall in May in France (Paris)62
    62 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in France (Paris)6
    6 (High) UV index

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Expect 18°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in France in May. Check more long-term weather averages for France in May before you book your next holiday to France in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Paris.

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The May weather guide for France, represented by Paris, 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 France weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in France in May is a comfortable 18°C (64°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 9°C (48°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 42% of the 15 hours of daylight.

Expect 62mm (2.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 15 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (6 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The weather in France in May is represented by Paris.

France sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

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

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 06:31 21:06
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 06:29 21:07
Friday, 3rd May 2019 06:28 21:08
Saturday, 4th May 2019 06:26 21:10
Sunday, 5th May 2019 06:24 21:11
Monday, 6th May 2019 06:23 21:13
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 06:21 21:14
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 06:19 21:16
Thursday, 9th May 2019 06:18 21:17
Friday, 10th May 2019 06:16 21:18
Saturday, 11th May 2019 06:15 21:20
Sunday, 12th May 2019 06:14 21:21
Monday, 13th May 2019 06:12 21:23
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 06:11 21:24
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 06:09 21:25
Thursday, 16th May 2019 06:08 21:27
Friday, 17th May 2019 06:07 21:28
Saturday, 18th May 2019 06:06 21:29
Sunday, 19th May 2019 06:04 21:31
Monday, 20th May 2019 06:03 21:32
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 06:02 21:33
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 06:01 21:34
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 06:00 21:36
Friday, 24th May 2019 05:59 21:37
Saturday, 25th May 2019 05:58 21:38
Sunday, 26th May 2019 05:57 21:39
Monday, 27th May 2019 05:56 21:40
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 05:55 21:41
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 05:54 21:42
Thursday, 30th May 2019 05:53 21:43
Friday, 31st May 2019 05:53 21:44
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