What’s the weather like in Montreal in May?
Located in the east of Canada close to the US border, Montreal is a vibrant and exciting city in the Quebec region. It has a climate which brings warm summers and freezing cold winters to the area. In May, temperatures finally start to feel warm after a long, chilly winter, although things can still get quite nippy at night. The weather does vary in Montreal in May, so you should pack for wet, warm and cold weather to be safe.
In May, the average temperature in Montreal is a mild 14ºC, reaching highs of 19ºC in the warmest part of the afternoon. Although you should be comfortable in a t-shirt while you’re exploring the city during the day, you’ll need some thicker layers for evenings out, with temperatures dropping to a brisk 8ºC after the sun goes down. Around 70mm of rain’s expected in May, so it’s a good idea to bring a waterproof jacket or umbrella if you visit Montreal this month.