Milan weather

Our guide to the weather in Milan during May

22

Average high

5

UV Index

89mm

Month rainfall

74%

Humidity

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Milan, 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 Milan weather in May.

How warm is it in Milan during May?

The temperature reaches around 22℃ during the daytime in May, falling away to 11℃ 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 Milan during May?

May is typically the wettest month in Milan. On average, there will be 18 rainy days during the month, amounting to 89.0mm in total. That's a significant amount of rain. For comparison, the wettest months in the UK typically sees between 80mm and 100mm, depending on where you are. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

10 May 2022 | 3 nights | 2 people

Milan Blog posts

From the UK's most popular travel bloggers

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12th November 2020 by Hand Luggage Only

13 very best places in Northern Italy to visit

Italy is a totally diverse country to explore! Especially with the gorgeous spots in the south of Italy being totally different from the best places in northern Italy. And, truth be told, this is what makes Italy so great to visit in my opinion. It’s long history, gorgeous natural sights and the yummiest dishes. ...

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20th January 2021 by Hand Luggage Only

13 best things to do in Milan, Italy

Milan is easily one of the more famous and lovely Italian cities to visit! It’s packed full of promenade-style streets, castles and, of course, the Duomo, too; to name a few. This all means that there’s a heap of the best things to do in Milan once you arrive and you’ll be totally spoilt for choice on places to see when you visit. Now, after visiting Milan quite a few times, we’ve been able to scout out some of the most historic and gorgeous spots that you really can’t miss when in...

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15th August 2019 by Rachel Nicole

Italy for opera lovers

If you are a big opera fan, Italy is a great place to head to. It is quite literally the home of opera. Most historians agree that the first opera, Daphne, was performed in the home of Jacob Corsi, in Florence. From that moment, the Italians took this musical art form to their heart. So, if you want to enjoy opera in all its forms, Italy is the place to head. As you will see, when it comes to Opera Tickets Italy offers plenty of choice. Below, is a quick round–up of the towns and cities where...

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10th February 2021 by Inside the Travel Lab

Chiavenna Italy: What to see beyond a day trip from Milan

Chiavenna, Italy. The mountain air sketches my breath into wistful clouds and they linger. Linger between the views from a summery Italian dream: vineyards, frescoes and spires of crumbling stone. And yet here they all are. The figures of classical Italy, framed by snow-encrusted clouds....

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26th January 2021 by Charlie, Distracted

How NOT to do a day trip to Lake Como from Milan

An area where the super rich go to holiday, with ever-beautiful weather and even more beautiful people; it’s not really somewhere I’ve imagined visiting, yet everything I read insisted that I take a day trip to Lake Como from Milan....

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20th June 2018 by Stuart

Ryanair announces London Southend Airport base and flights from 2019

Ryanair is opening a new base at the somewhat confusingly named 'London Southend Airport' in, umm, Essex - from April 2019. With three aircraft and an investment of $300 million, Ryanair clearly see Southend as a viable alternative for future expansion and air travel opportunities. The airline will be offering 13 routes to 8 different countries:Alicante, Barcelona Reus, Bilbao, Málaga and Palma in SpainBrest - FranceCorfu - GreeceCluj, RomaniaDublin - IrelandFaro, PortugalMilan Bergamo...

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1st March 2021 by TravMonkey

Legal high you have to try – Zip lining in Como

I discovered something more effective than a super-strong Italian double espresso to get me out of my early morning brain fog and slumber. To be honest, it actually felt more like I’d been hooked up to a drip full of the finest freshly brewed Italian coffee. “What is this legal high?” I hear you ask. Well, it was barely after 9 am when I felt the rush of speeding through the leafy tree tops of Caglio, hanging from a harness, helmet on and zip lining in Como....

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