France weather in May 2020

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in France (Paris)18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 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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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 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for France in May 2020. Select a month to view France sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The France sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Paris.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:30 21:07
Saturday, 16th May 2020 06:07 21:28
Sunday, 31st May 2020 05:52 21:45
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