Rotterdam Weather in May

What's the weather like in Rotterdam (South Holland) in May 2023?

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

May is in the spring in Rotterdam and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

Rotterdam weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 16.6°C 61.9°F
Nightly temperature 7.4°C 45.3°F
Average temperature 12°C 53.6°F
Daily sunshine 7.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 53 mm 2.1 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 11.3°C 52.4°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 17.6kph 11 mph

On average May is the 3rd driest month of the year in Rotterdam with around 53mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Rotterdam

Rotterdam average temperature in May

May rainfall

Rotterdam average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam in May 2023.

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Rotterdam weather stats

Rotterdam weather statistics
Hottest month: August 21.1°C 70°F
Driest month: April 43mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: May 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 5.3°C 41.5°F
Wettest month: October 84mm 3.3ins
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