May Heatguide

Where is it warm in May?

May is a perfect time of year to start visiting the Mediterranean. It’s warm enough to sunbathe but not too hot for sightseeing, with long sunny days and temperatures around 20ºC – 25ºC. During the month, the Caribbean also offers fantastic weather (31ºC, 9 hours of sunshine) with low season prices.

Playing with plane on floor


Barcelona, ​​Spain

If you visit Barcelona in May, you can expect sunshine with long sunny days, low humidity and pleasantly cool evenings. It is one of the best times to visit Barcelona to stroll around and discover all that the city has to offer.

General information

Average temperature: 26 ° c

Water temperature: 18 ° c

Night temperature: 14 ° c

Rainy days: 5

Sun hours: 8

Based on Barcelona.

Popular destinations

Parc Güell

Sagrada Família

La Rambla

Saluhallen La Boqueria


Picasso Museum

City center houses


Orlando, USA

Florida is hot all year round, but May has very little rainfall and rain. That’s why May is a perfect month to visit Orlando. Expect glorious sunshine, long sunny days and nice weather every day.

General information

Average temperature: 30 ° c

Water temperature: 26 ° c

Night temperature: 23 ° c

Rainy days: 11

Sun hours: 10

Based on Orlando.

Popular destinations

Hollywood Studios

Disney World

Animal Kingdom

Magic Kingdom


Universal Studios

Universal studios entrance


Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand has many nice cities and villages, but the capital Bangkok is perfect in May. Take shelter from the sun and cool off from the 34-degree sun in any of the major shopping malls, fine restaurants or many temples. The temperature rarely drops below 30 degrees during the night, so it is excellent to be outside for a long time without freezing. It rains a lot which can be cooling and usually in fast small showers.

General information

Average temperature: 32 ° c

Water temperature: 30

Night temperature: 30 ° c

Rainy days: 17

Sun hours: 8

Based on Bangkok.

Popular destinations

Wat Pho

Wat Arun

Wat Saket

Wat Phra Kaeo

Siam Center

Khaosan Road

Thai style tempel


Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca is a popular destination at this time of year as it offers pleasant temperatures and less tourists than in high summer. Away from the “all inclusive trips” you can enjoy the rolling landscape with wild flowers, quiet coves and outstanding restaurants in abundance.

General information

Average temperature: 23 ° c

Water temperature: 18 ° c

Night temperature: 10 ° c

Rainy days: 7

Sun hours: 10

Based on Mallorca.

Popular destinations

Cap de Formentor

Serra de Tramuntana

Sa Calobra

Stranden i Alcudia

Cala S’Amonia

Cala Sant Vicenc

hidden blue lake



Portugal is known for excellent hotels, historic cities and a long season that extends from spring to autumn. An alternative to staying in a hotel is to rent a car instead and explore the dramatic countryside away from the tourist resorts. Experience traditional Portuguese culture, food and architecture while stopping for a dip in the sea.

General information

Average temperature:  22 ° c

Water temperature: 19 ° c

Night temperature:  13 ° c

Rainy days:  7

Sun hours: 12

Based on Faro.

Popular destinations







Boats parking marina



May is a good month to visit the Caribbean because it is just before the hurricane season begins, and after the end of the winter season. You can often get great deals on both flights and hotels while temperatures are mild. In addition, Barbados offers an excellent range of hotels overlooking the sunsets.

General information

Average temperature: 27 ° c

Water temperature: 28 ° c

Night temperature: 27 ° c

Rainy days: 9

Sun hours: 9

Based on Bridgetown.

Popular destinations






Sankt Michael

Family swimming at beach

Very hot

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is a good alternative in May with warm sunshine and without the heavy rainfall that you usually experience during the winter months. Here there is something to suit everyone such as surf beaches, Hindu temples, yoga retreats, rice terraces, volcanoes, white beaches and good food.

General information

Average temperature:  27 ° c

Water temperature: 28 ° c

Night temperature: 24 ° c

Rainy days:  6

Sun hours: 8

Based on Kuta.

Popular destinations






Nusa Dua

Bali overlooking cliffs



Mauritius is a small island off Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. A real holiday paradise that is at its best in May with more than 8 hours of sunshine and temperatures up to 26 ° C. Here you can take the opportunity to dive, snorkel or just enjoy the turquoise water from a deck chair on one of its long white beaches.

General information

Average temperature:  23 ° c

Water temperature: 26 ° c

Night temperature: 21 ° c

Rainy days:  8

Sun hours: 8

Based on Mauritius.

Popular destinations

Île aux Cerf

Le Morne Brabant

Black River Gorges

L’Aventure du Sucre

Champ de Mars

Triolet Shivala

Island with boats


Busan, South Korea

South Korea is a fairly popular destination, but at the same time very hot during the summer when most people choose to travel here. Many people absolutely want to go swimming, but the majority of those who travel to South Korea and Busan want to take part in the culture, explore beautiful sights and experience K-pop in Korea. That is why May is a timely month for a visit.

General information

Average temperature: 22 ° c

Water temperature: 17 ° c

Night temperature: 13 ° c

Rainy days: 11

Sun hours: 7

Based on Busan.

Popular destinations

Busan Tower

Galmegi Brewing


Haeundae Beach

Radium art center


Korean style viewplace


Beijing, China

May is a good month for you who want to make the trip to China. Beijing reaches 27 ° C but without the humidity and precipitation that comes between June and August, making it perfect for exploring the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City without sweating too much.

General information

Average temperature: 20 ° c

Water temperature: 21 ° c

Night temperature: 13 ° c

Rainy days:  6

Sun hours: 12

Based on Beijing.

Popular destinations

Temple of Heaven

Great Wall of China

The Summer Palace

The Forbidden City

Chaoyang Theater

The Ming Tombs

Chinese wall


Naples, Italy

May is a great month to visit Naples for those of you who want to explore and not just lie on the beach. It is hot, but not hot so that the sweat runs as soon as you leave the hotel in the morning. Expect around 18 degrees in the sun and up to 23 degrees on extra hot days.

General information

Average temperature: 20 ° c

Water temperature: 19 ° c

Night temperature: 18 ° c

Rainy days: 8

Sun hours: 8

Based on Naples.

Popular destinations

Pizza del Plebiscito



Galleria Umberto

Teatro di san Carlo

Castel dell ‘ovo

Casle view of shore


Las Vegas, USA

Las Vegas is located in the middle of the desert and has a warm climate all year round. The advantage of Las Vegas is that the climate is dry, which means that you do not sweat as much even if it is very hot. During the high summer, however, temperatures can reach 45 degrees, so we prefer a visit in May where the average temperature is around 30 degrees and the chance of precipitation is extremely small.

General information

Average temperature: 30 ° c

Water temperature: Desert

Night temperature: 24 ° c

Rainy days: 3

Sun hours: 13

Based on Las Vegas.

Popular destinations

Fremont Street

The Strip

MGM Grand

Wet Republic

Heart Attack Grill

Top Golf

Beach view in mexico

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