The climate in Sydney during May can be summarized as cool and damp.
May is in the spring in Sydney and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||12.2°C 54°F|
|Nightly temperature||2.8°C 37°F|
|Average temperature||7.5°C 45.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||102 mm 4 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||3.7°C 38.7°F|
|Windspeed||20.9kph 13 mph|
On average May is the 2nd driest month of the year in Sydney with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp 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 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.
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 May 2019.
|Hottest month:||August||22°C 71.6°F|
|Driest month:||July||89mm 3.5ins|
|Coldest month:||February||-2.1°C 28.2°F|
|Wettest month:||December||170mm 6.7ins|