Weather Averages for Paris in May
Averages for Paris in MayBy May, the weather in Paris is becoming much warmer than in preceding months.
May experiences the hottest weather so far for the year, and is the beginning of the summer heat.
The average temperature for this month can reach 20°C (68°F), dropping to an average low of 6°C (43°F).
There is also a higer expectation of rain in May than in preceding months.
The average amount of rainfall expected for this month is 57 mm over 12 days.
May experiences far more sunshine than in the winter months, as well.
The average amount of sunshine per day is 7 hours throughout this month.
The international workers' holiday May Day means that everything in Paris on this day is closed. There is an annual parade down the Champs Élysées.
With the Easter holidays going on through this month, Disneyland Paris is the perfect holiday for the family. The warm weather means that you can get soaked on the water rides and soon dry off, without feeling cold.
Another parade down the Champs Élysées this month goes on, celebrating the anniversary of the end of World War II.
The warm weather also means that you can enjoy strolling around the city and exploring the many sights and attractions Paris has to offer, in the sun shine.
For the Printemps des Musees you will be able to nejoy many of the exhibitions the museums in Paris offer for free, as they open their doors sans cover charge for this event. A perfect time to enjoy the culture the city is renowned for offering.
The annual Parisian horse race The Great Paris Steeplechase is held in May.
Bazart is a travelling art show stationed in Paris from May through to August that offers the public a chance to buy art for reasonable prices.