Marseille Weather in May

What's the weather like in Marseille (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) in May 2023?

The climate in Marseille during May can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

May is in the spring in Marseille and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

Marseille weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 20.8°C 69.4°F
Nightly temperature 11.5°C 52.6°F
Average temperature 16.1°C 61°F
Daily sunshine 9.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 43 mm 1.7 ins
Rainy days 8 days
Sea temperature 16.3°C 61.3°F
Humidity 69%
Windspeed 15.8kph 10 mph

On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Marseille with around 43mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.8 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Marseille

Marseille average temperature in May

May rainfall

Marseille average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Marseille average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Marseille in May 2022.

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Marseille weather stats

Marseille weather statistics
Hottest month: July 27.8°C 82°F
Driest month: July 14mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: July 12.5hrs
Coldest month: January 10.1°C 50.2°F
Wettest month: October 84mm 3.3ins
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