Monte Carlo: May Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||12 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||29 %|
|Rainfall days||5 days|
|Chance of Rain||31 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||18 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||12 %|
Averages for Monte Carlo in May
May in Monte Carlo tends to be cool, with humidity at around 77%.
The average high temperature is around 66°F (19°C) and the average low temperature is 59°F (15°C).
Rainfall in May is not very common and only averages around 3 inches (64mm). You can expect rain on about 5 days out of the month.
Average sea temperature in May is around 63°F (17°C), so if you plan on swimming or diving you may want to consider wearing a wetsuit.
The average hours of sunshine per day in Monte Carlo in May is about 12 hours.
The Grand Prix de Monaco (Monaco Grand Prix) brings thousands of race fans to Monte Carlo each year.
Race aficionados consider the race the most difficult race in existence and it is the only one to take place in city streets with spectators by the thousands. The race draws fans from all over the world.
About two weeks before the Grand Prix de Monaco the Monte Carlo Historic Grand Prix is run on the same course as the Formula One Grand Prix, but with vintage cars. The racers are divided up into categories based on the year their car was produced, with eight categories total.
Grand Prix de Monaco, Monte Carlo by Shann yu.
May events in Monte Carlo
1st May 2015
Labour Day is a quiet day in Monte Carlo. Most people spend the day relaxing at home as most businesses are closed on this annual public holiday.
14th May 2015
During the religious event, masses will be held all over Monaco and Monte Carlo to commemorate the bodily Ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
25th May 2015
On this religious event, catholics will hold masses all over La Condamine and Port Hercules. If you want to attend a mass head to the Renaissance style Saint-Charles Church, located on Avenue Sainte-Charles in Monte Carlo.
Monaco Grand Prix
1st May 2015 to 30th May 2015
The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most popular races on the Formula Ona circuit. Every year the race is held at Circuit de Monaco. The likes of Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo have competed here.