Montevideo Weather in May

What's the weather like in Montevideo, Uruguay in May 2021?

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

May is in the fall / autumn in Montevideo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

Montevideo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 18.7°C 65.7°F
Nightly temperature 10.1°C 50.2°F
Average temperature 14.4°C 57.9°F
Daily sunshine 5.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 76 mm 3 ins
Rainy days 9 days
Sea temperature 16.2°C 61.2°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 14.8kph 9 mph

On average May is the 5th wettest month of the year in Montevideo with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Montevideo

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

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 2020.

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Montevideo weather stats

Montevideo weather statistics
Hottest month: January 27.9°C 82.2°F
Driest month: December 62mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: January 10.1hrs
Coldest month: July 14.7°C 58.5°F
Wettest month: October 88mm 3.5ins
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