Corfu Town: May Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||10 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||32 %|
|Rainfall days||8 days|
|Chance of Rain||25 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||14 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||4 %|
Averages for Corfu Town in May
May tends to be a very pleasant month in Corfu Town. The sun shines 9 hours a day, raising the temperature to 18°C. It should only rain on 5 days of the month and even then, the total rainfall for the month is just 47mm.
On the 21st of May, the people of Corfu celebrate Enossis ton Eptanisson. This festival marks the anniversary of the Ionian Islands’ Union with the Greek mainland and features a procession through the town, parades and brass bands.
Corfu has had a rich history and the place to go if you want to learn more about it is the Archaeological Museum, in the Garitsa quarter. This houses finds from the temple of Artemis as well as pieces excavated from the ancient city of Corfu. The museum is closed on Mondays.
As you would expect, there are several boat trips available from Corfu. One of the popular trips is a Cruise to Paxos and Antipaxos islands. You’ll sail through crystal clear waters, passed mysterious sea caves before reaching the tiny island of Paxos. There’s also a fair chance that you’ll see a pod of dolphins playing around the boat at some stage during the day.
Crystal clear waters of Corfu.
The Siorra Vittoria is one of the deluxe hotels in Corfu Town. The mansion dates back to the early 1820s and although it has since been restored, the original authentic style has been preserved.
The Corfu Mare is an impressive looking hotel that often offers special room rates if you book in advance. The building was renovated in 2009 and looks stylish while still retaining a cosy atmosphere. The hotel is about 1 mile outside the centre of Corfu Town but there are plenty of bars and restaurants just 150 metres away.