Paros weather in May

May – the last month of spring – is a pleasant time to visit Paros. Temperatures are generally warm, with around nine hours of sunshine daily.

While it's still too cold to swim, it's a good time to sunbathe and explore the island.

How hot is it in Paros in May?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Paros in May reach an average high of 24°C (75°F), and low of 17°C (62°F).

However, on the warmest days of the month, which usually occur at the end of the month, temperatures usually reach around around 30°C (86°F).

How sunny is it in Paros in May?
There are on average nine hours of sunshine each day in Paros in May – that's around 73% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in May?
Sunrise is around 6:10am with sunset around 8:20pm.

How warm is the sea around Paros in May?
The average sea temperature in Paros in May is 18°C (64°F), which is cold for swimming.

Does it rain in Paros in May?
There are usually two days with some rain in Paros in May; the average monthly rainfall is 15mm (‹1in).

How windy is it in Paros in May?
May sees an average hourly wind speed of 17 kilometres per hour (9 knots; 11 mph).

What to do in Paros in May?
While weather conditions in May may not be suitable for swimming, they are pleasant for sunbathing, hiking and exploring the island by hire car, bicycle and on foot. Numerous old stone-paved roads and dirt tracks connect the island’s villages.

Local holidays?
Labour Day (Protomagia) – 1st May.

May is considered low season – a good time to avoid the summer crowds and take advantage of cheaper off-season flights and hotel rates.

Paros weather in May

Temperature icon High Temp: 24°C (75°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 17°C (62°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 9 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 14 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 17 km/h (9 knots; 11 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 15mm (‹1in) per month
Cold icon Comfort Level: Warm & 60% humidity
High UV icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 18°C (64°F)
Paros, Greece

Best time to visit Paros

The best time of year to visit Paros for a beach holiday is during summer from June to mid-September.

However, anytime from early-May to late-July; and from mid-September to mid-October is good to visit Paros – the intense summer heat has diminished, the sea water is still warm, the crowds have left and all the facilities are still open.

The peak summer months of July and August offer hot weather but at a time when the island sees the most visitors and hotel and restaurant prices increase dramatically.

Paros weather overview

Paros weather by month


Source: Meteorological data for Paros is based on weather statistics gathered for the 20-year period 2001 to 2020 by the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) at the closest weather station: Paros National Airport (PAS), located about 10km (6mi) from the port of Parikia.

Latest update: Paros weather in May: 12 June, 2024

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