Plymouth Weather in May

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

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

May is in the spring in Plymouth and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

Plymouth weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 14.8°C 58.6°F
Nightly temperature 7.6°C 45.7°F
Average temperature 11.2°C 52.2°F
Daily sunshine 7.4 hrs
Avg rainfall 79 mm 3.1 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 11.4°C 52.6°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 18kph 11 mph

On average May is the 4th driest month of the year in Plymouth with around 79mm 3.1 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 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Plymouth

Plymouth average temperature in May

May rainfall

Plymouth average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Plymouth 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 Plymouth in May 2022.

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Plymouth weather stats

Plymouth weather statistics
Hottest month: July 19.4°C 66.9°F
Driest month: June 74mm 2.9ins
Sunniest month: May 7.4hrs
Coldest month: February 7.7°C 45.9°F
Wettest month: December 157mm 6.2ins
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