Liverpool Weather May Averages, United Kingdom
What's the Weather Like in Liverpool in May
While summer doesn't officially begin until next month, the weather in Liverpool in May makes a significant jump from April. As a result, now is a good time to visit the city and the region to take advantage of the nice weather and the fact that most of the crowds wait until June to flood the city. Visitors now will have slightly shorter lines for the more popular restaurants and sites and more opportunities to book hotels at a slightly lower price.
There is also no chance of frozen precipitation as temperatures are now well above freezing. Overall, the average daily temperature for this time of year is 11°C (52°F). A light jacket is still needed in the early morning hours when overnight lows fall to an average of 8°C (46°F). However, temperatures will climb quickly to 14°C (57°F) by the afternoon hours. Of course, the wind can help make it to feel much cooler. In order to protect yourself against any late season cool down, be sure to check the extended forecast before heading out on holiday.
If visitors are brave enough, now is also a time where you can hit the beach. The water temperature is warmer than the previous month and can be braved with the help of a wetsuit for a small amount of time.
On average, the water temperature is a cool 11°C (52°F) for the month. Additionally, visitors can take advantage of 9 hours of sunshine per day to relax on the sand.
For those who like to be outside, this is also the driest month of the year. The region receives an average of only 37mm of precipitation throughout the month. This rain will fall over an average of 18 days, but much of the rain is very light in nature allowing visitors to get back outside as soon as possible.
Hotels in Liverpool in May
Posh Pads Liverpool One
For those who need a little more room than a standard hotel room, be sure to check out Posh Pads Liverpool One. With more than three times the space of a standard hotel room, guests are treated to all the amenities of a regular hotel including a concierge and an on-site bar and restaurant. The hotel is located in the heart of the city and the perfect choice for easily getting to area restaurants, pubs and sites.
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Those who have Hilton points will want to take advantage of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located in the heart of the city. This newly renovated hotel features contemporary, yet comfortable surroundings. Located in a historic building, guests are treated to elegant guestrooms, a fitness center, pool and spa. You can also choose to relax with a drink or dinner in the on-site bar and restaurant.
Hope Street Hotel
If you are looking for a boutique hotel for a May holiday, be sure to check out the Hope Street Hotel. With rooms featuring solid wooden floors, free WiFi, oversized beds and luxurious furniture, you can't go wrong with this choice. Guests can also take advantage of attentive service and even bring their pets to this animal friendly hotel.
Liverpool Beaches In May
After recently undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation, New Brighton Beach is taking its place again as one of the favourite beaches in the region. The beach is home to a large sandy stretch as well as a number of nearby restaurants and pubs. There is also a cinema and casino located near the beach. And you can also bring Fido along, as the beach is pet friendly. This beach is a great choice during the relatively dry month of May to get out and enjoy the sand and surf.
Bars and Restaurants
The Art School
Known as one of the best restaurants in Liverpool, The Art School is one that should not be missed. With an award winning chef at the helm and located in a historic building, there is a lot to like about this restaurant. All ingredients are locally sourced and every choice is highly refined to show off the best of the region. Reservations are recommended at this popular restaurant.
Another popular Nepalese restaurant in the city is Da Gurkha. Guests are treated to exceptional service in addition to a varied and delicious menu. Be sure to come hungry, as you will not be disappointed with the level of food at one of the city's most popular restaurants.
Laughterhouse Comedy Club
If you are looking for some laughs to wrap up your day, be sure to check out the Laughterhouse Comedy Club. Known as one of the best shows in town, you will be certain to be entertained while listening to some of the best on the stand-up comedy circuit.
Things to do in Liverpool in May
With May being the driest month of the year, now is the time to get outside. If you find yourself in town in the spring, be sure to check the sporting schedule at Anfield Stadium. The stadium is the seventh largest in England and has been home to Liverpool F.C since 1892. Watching a match here is like nothing you have ever experienced before and it should not be missed.
On nice days, be sure to take a visit to Sefton Park. Open 24-hours-a-day and 365 days a year, the park is home to 235 acres of caves and waterfalls, statues and a playground for children. Adults may also want to spend some time at the cafes and visit the Palm House to see what event it might be hosting.