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Toronto Weather in May

Toronto Weather in May

Let’s Go Outdoor!

Toronto weather in May is very pleasant and enjoyable. Days are little warm and nights are gentle cool.

In May, the spring is in full swing. You will find buds and bulbs flourishing, the grass turns green and everything comes to life after long, harsh winter. If winter is a bit long, cherry blossom at High Park occurs in the first week of May.

Toronto Weather in May - Cherry Blossom in High Park

It is time to go for outdoor activities – a leisure walk in park and patio dinner is a great way to spend your evening. Few outdoor events and festivals also take place in May.

May Toronto Weather : Facts and Figures

Even though there is nothing extreme about Toronto weather in May, check the following numbers if you are planning for Toronto vacation in May.

Average High Temperature: 18.5 °C / 65 °F

Average Low Temperature: 9.9 °C / 50 °F

Record High Temperature: 34.4 °C / 94 °F

Record Low Temperature: -3.9 °C / 25 °F

Average Precipitation: 73.3 mm

Wet Days: 11

Top Activities for Enjoying Toronto May Weather

Some of the most popular attractions open their door in May. May is also usually beginning of patio season at many restaurants in the city. You can also enjoy walking tour of the city. May in Toronto also offers several exciting outdoor events and activities for whole family.

1). Visit Canada’s Wonderland for an unforgettable day full of thrill and action. Canada’s leading theme park offers awesome roller coasters, rides and several activities for one and all. Plus, you will not find massive crowd in May except Victoria Day long weekend.

2). Toronto Harbourfront Centre is a major tourist attraction, especially in summer. With outdoor concerts, events, films and food festivals from across the world, the Centre echoes the multiculturalism of the city. You can enjoy a canoe ride on The Netrel Pond.

Browse Toronto May events calendar for comprehensive list of music concerts, theatre shows, sports action and outdoor events.

What to Pack for Toronto in May

In May, the temperature in Toronto is pretty comfortable – Not very hot or pretty cold. You don’t need layered clothing any more. Just a spring jacket or hoody will be fine. But do not forget to bring your sunglasses and sunscreen lotion.

Here is a list of all that you need to be comfortable in May.

  • Jeans, long pants, shorts; t-shirts and shirts; hoody and/or spring jacket
  • Closed-toe, waterproof shoes for outdoor activities
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen lotions, hat
  • Umbrella