Musselburgh Weather in May

What's the weather like in Musselburgh (Scotland) in May 2023?

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

May is in the spring in Musselburgh and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (58°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

Musselburgh weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 14.2°C 57.5°F
Nightly temperature 5.9°C 42.5°F
Average temperature 10°C 50°F
Daily sunshine 5.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 52 mm 2.1 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 9.7°C 49.5°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 16.2kph 10 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Musselburgh with around 52mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Musselburgh

Musselburgh average temperature in May

May rainfall

Musselburgh average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh in May 2022.

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Musselburgh weather stats

Musselburgh weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.4°C 65.1°F
Driest month: February 40mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: May 5.9hrs
Coldest month: February 5.9°C 42.6°F
Wettest month: August 67mm 2.6ins
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