Weather Averages for Venice in May
Averages for Venice in May
May is the start of the tourist season in Venice and this is when temperatures really begin to soar.
The average temperature now reaches up to around 21°C (that's about 70°F), with minimum temperatures being around 12°C (about 54°F)
You can expect to experience rain on an average of 13 days in this month. The average monthly rain is around 69mm and there is now 7 hours of average daily sunshine.
Make sure you check the local weather report before you travel.
The average sea temperature is now 18°C (about 64°F) so you can head to the beach and enjoy some watersports such as scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing and waterskiing.
There are a number of festivals taking place all month.
The Festa della Sparesca is held on 1st May and is a regatta and festival in Cavallino.
The 5th May is the Festa Medioevale del vino Soave Bianco Soave, where the town of Soave holds a medieval procession.
Wine lovers will enjoy the Vapollicellore on the 8th May, with is a festival of local wine in Cellore, complete with wine tasting and exhibitions.
Vogalonga is a rowing regatta which stretches over 20 miles and attracts over 3000 participants.
And the Palio delle Quattro Antiche Repubbliche Marinare sees Venice, Pisa, Amalfi and Genoa take turns to host the historic Regatta of the Four Ancient Maritime Republics.