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    Bahia - Brazil

    Salvador weather in May

    Bahia - Brazil

    Salvador weather in May


    28 °C


    22 °C


    27 °C


    293 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    21 days

    in month


    11 hours



    5 hours



    85 %

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    Weather overview

    In Salvador in May, the average air temperature ranges from 27.9 °C (82.2 °F) during the day to 22.4 °C (72.3 °F) at night. There are 21 days of rain on average, where the rainfall is 293 mm (11.55 in).

    Is May a good month to visit Salvador?

    May is a good month to visit Salvador. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 27.9 °C (82.2 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 27.5 °C (81.5 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 22.4 °C (72.3 °F). In May in Salvador, there is a wet season, which means that it could rain more often there during your stay.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in May in Salvador?

    The average daily temperature in Salvador in May is 27.9 °C (82.2 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    What is the sea temperature in May in Salvador?

    In May in Salvador expect the sea to be warm at 27.5 °C (81.5 °F). Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in May in Salvador?

    In Salvador in May, we can expect 21 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 5.0 days of the week, or in general - 71 % days.

    What is the rainfall intensity in Salvador in May?

    In Salvador in May, there is 293 mm (11.55 in) rainfall, which means on average 10 mm (0.39 in) rainfall per day.

    Is there a wet season in Salvador in May?

    Yes, in May in Salvador there is a wet season with 21 days, when there is rain in a month.

    What is the night temperature in May in Salvador?

    The average night temperature in Salvador in May is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How many hours of sun to expect in May in Salvador?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 5 hours per day in May in Salvador.

    What is the temperature trend in Salvador in May?

    During May in Salvador, the day temperatures are decreasing - from 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) at the beginning of the month to 27.5 °C (81.5 °F) at the end of the month.

    How long is the day (from dawn till dusk) in Salvador in May?

    The length of daylight in Salvador in May is 11 hours.

    Is it hot in Salvador in May?

    In Salvador in May, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is the sea in Salvador warmer in May than in June?

    Yes, in Salvador in May the sea temperature is higher by 1.0 °C (33.8 °F) compared to June.

    Is the weather in Salvador warmer in May than in April?

    No, May is not warmer in Salvador than April.

    How humid is Salvador in May?

    Humidity in May in Salvador is 85 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    Is Salvador rainier in May than in June?

    No, May in Salvador is not a rainier month than June.