May sees temperatures rise by a fair bit in Spain, while the amount of rain drops a little. But don't think summer is in full swing yet! Read about the weather in May in Spain in popular regions of Spain.
Remember that we're talking averages here. Weather throughout the world is unpredictable, so don't take what you read on this page as gospel.
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Weather in Madrid in May
Main article: Weather in Madrid in MayMay often starts off a bit wet and temperamental, but it usually ends up feeling quite summery. It still tends to rain a fair bit, but between the rain storms you might see the odd bit of sunshine! Temperatures shoot up in May, especially towards the end of the month.
The average maximum temperature in Madrid in May is 72°F/22°C and the average minimum temperature is 48°F/9°C.
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Weather in Barcelona in May
Main article: Weather in Barcelona in MayBarcelona doesn't quite see Madrid's upturn in temperatures, but it is definitely heading towards summer in Catalonia too. It is drier than in Madrid too, so this is a good place to head if you don't like the rain.
The average maximum temperature in Barcelona in May is 68°F/20°C and the average minimum temperature is 54°F/12°C.
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Weather in Andalusia in May
With the spring showers behind us, Andalusia can proudly claim that summer has arrived. The rain has subsided too, leaving it generally idyllic in May - warm, dry and sunny!
The average maximum temperature in Malaga in May is 73°F/23°C and the average minimum temperature is 55°F/13°C.
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Weather in Northern Spain in MayThose in the north will look to their southern neighbors with a little envy - the weather is still wet and mild for the Basques for most of May. April and May are Bilbao's wettest months. Still, they're better off than those in the north-west.
The average maximum temperature in Bilbao in May is 66°F/19°C and the average minimum temperature is 52°F/11°C.
Weather in North-West Spain in MayThe Galicians and Asturians will be wondering what those in Bilbao are complaining about. Galicia is still suffering from wet and not-so-warm weather. Don't forget your umbrella!
The average maximum temperature in Santiago de Compostela in May is 63°F/17°C and the average minimum temperature is 54°F/12°C.
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