Ottawa weather in May 2024

Expect 18°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Ottawa in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Ottawa in May before you book your next holiday to Ontario in 2024/2025.

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Ottawa18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in May in Ottawa12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 7°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Ottawa7
    7°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in May in Ottawa15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Ottawa0
    No heat & humidity
  • 73 mm monthly rainfall in May in Ottawa73
    73 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in May in Ottawa6
    6 (High) UV index

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The May weather guide for Ontario (Ottawa) 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 hot is it in Ottawa in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 18°C in Ottawa in May, falling to 7°C at night.

How sunny is it in Ottawa in May?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Ottawa in May - that's 50% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Ottawa in May?

There are usually 12 days with some rain in Ottawa in May and the average monthly rainfall is 73mm.

Ottawa May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Ottawa in May 2024. Select a month to view Ottawa sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 05:50 20:10
Thursday, 16th May 2024 05:31 20:28
Friday, 31st May 2024 05:18 20:44

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