Valencia
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Valencia, Spain

A view of the Rio Turia fountain in the Virgin Saint Mary Square with a view of the Basilica of Virgen the Helpless, in Valencia Cathedral, Spain
A view of the Rio Turia fountain in the Virgin Saint Mary Square with a view of the Basilica of Virgen the Helpless, in Valencia Cathedral, Spain
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Valencia, Spain, with average temperature ranging between max 23.4°C (74.1°F) and min 14.6°C (58.3°F).

Temperature

In Valencia, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a moderately hot 23.4°C (74.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Valencia, Spain, is 14.6°C (58.3°F).

Rainfall

In Valencia, during 4 rainfall days, 39mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Valencia, Spain, during the entire year, the rain falls for 46 days and collects up to 475mm (18.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In Valencia, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Valencia?

In May, in Valencia, the average high-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.6°C (58.3°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Valencia?

In Valencia, during May, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 39mm (1.5") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Valencia?

In Valencia, the average seawater temperature in May is 18.8°C (65.8°F). Swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in May in Valencia?

The average length of the day in May in Valencia is 14.4h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Valencia?

In Valencia, Spain, the average sunshine in May is 8.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Valencia?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.1°C).

Average rainfall in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average rainfall in May: 39mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (77mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April, September, October and December (5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in May - Valencia, Spain
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).