Oxford Weather in May

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

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

May is in the spring in Oxford and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

Oxford weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 16.3°C 61.3°F
Nightly temperature 6.8°C 44.2°F
Average temperature 11.5°C 52.7°F
Daily sunshine 6.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 55 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 11.1°C 52.1°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 14.8kph 9 mph

On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Oxford with around 55mm 2.2 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 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Oxford

Oxford average temperature in May

May rainfall

Oxford average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Oxford 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 Oxford in May 2023.

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Oxford weather stats

Oxford weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.4°C 70.5°F
Driest month: February 40mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: June 7.2hrs
Coldest month: January 6.4°C 43.5°F
Wettest month: December 64mm 2.5ins
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