What’s the weather like in Kos in May?
May is a wonderful time to visit Kos, as it marks the beginning of the summer season. The weather starts to warm up, with plenty of sunshine and occasional rainfall. The island is less crowded compared to the peak summer months, making it a great time to enjoy the beautiful beaches and explore the charming villages and historical sites.
Average daily temperatures
In May, the average daily temperature in Kos is around 20°C (68°F). High temperatures can reach up to 25°C (77°F) during the day, perfect for sunbathing and swimming in the crystal-clear waters. The evenings are pleasantly mild, with temperatures dropping to around 15°C (59°F). It is recommended to pack both light summer clothes and a light jacket or sweater for the cooler evenings.
Sunshine and rainfall
Kos experiences an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day in May, providing ample opportunity for outdoor activities and sightseeing. However, it is advisable to bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the strong sun. As for rainfall, May sees an average of 13 rainy days, with a total precipitation of around 25mm. The rainfall is usually short-lived and followed by clear skies, allowing you to continue enjoying your holiday.