Naples weather

Our guide to the weather in Naples during May

21

Average high

5

UV Index

41mm

Month rainfall

68%

Humidity

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Naples, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Naples weather in May.

How warm is it in Naples during May?

The temperature reaches around 21℃ during the daytime in May, falling away to 15℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Naples during May?

On average, there will be 12 rainy days during the month, amounting to 40.9mm in total. That's broadly comparable with the amount of rain we see in England during the summer months, and would be considered dry. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

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