May heralds the start of summer and is an excellent time to visit Mallorca before the summer crowds flood into the island in July and August.
You can expect warm weather and around 10 hours of sunshine daily with the occasional brief rain showers.
How hot is it in Mallorca in May?
Daytime temperatures reach an average high of 24°C (75°F) with a night-time low of 12°C (53°F).
How sunny is it in Mallorca in May?
There are normally nine hours of sunshine each day in Mallorca in May – that's around 61% of daylight hours.
Does it rain in Mallorca in May?
There are usually four days with rain in Mallorca in May and the average monthly rainfall is 25mm (1in).
How windy is it in Mallorca in May?
May sees an average hourly wind speed of 16 kilometres per hour (8 knots); 10 mph.
How warm is the sea around Mallorca in May?
The average sea temperature around Mallorca in May is 17°C (62°F).
Sunrise & sunset in Mallorca in May?
Sunrise is around 6:30am with sunset around 8:50pm.
What to do in Mallorca in May?
Although still too cold for swimming, May is an excellent time for sightseeing, hiking and exploring Mallorca’s many ancient and interesting towns on foot, bicycle and car.
May is considered the low season in Mallorca with competitive hotel prices.
|High Temp: 24°C (75°F)|
|Low Temp: 12°C (53°F)|
|Sunshine: 9 hours per day|
|Daylight: 14 hours per day|
|Wind speed: 16 km/h (8 knots; 10 mph)|
|Wet Days: 4 days with some rain|
|Rainfall: 25mm (1in) per month|
|Comfort Level: Low heat & 71% humidity|
|UV Index: Very high|
|Sea Temp: 17°C (62°F)|
|Palma de Mallorca, Spain|
Mallorca is considered a year-round holiday destination; for the best weather visit Mallorca anytime between June and September.
Note: Southeast regions of Mallorca are generally warmer and drier than north-west regions of the island. Mallorca’s mountain ranges bring regional climate variations, with cooler temperatures and higher rainfall than the coast.
Note: Meteorological data for Palma de Mallorca is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) – Spain's meteorological agency – at the nearest weather station, Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI), located 8km (5mi) east of Palma de Mallorca. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.
Latest update: Mallorca weather in May: 7 October, 2023
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