Bournemouth Weather in May

What's the weather like in Bournemouth (England) in May 2023?

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

May is in the spring in Bournemouth and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (60°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

Bournemouth weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 15.8°C 60.4°F
Nightly temperature 7.3°C 45.1°F
Average temperature 11.5°C 52.7°F
Daily sunshine 7.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 54 mm 2.1 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 11.2°C 52.2°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 15.5kph 10 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Bournemouth with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Bournemouth

Bournemouth average temperature in May

May rainfall

Bournemouth average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth in May 2022.

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Bournemouth weather stats

Bournemouth weather statistics
Hottest month: July 20.9°C 69.6°F
Driest month: July 41mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.6°C 45.7°F
Wettest month: December 90mm 3.5ins
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