England in May

May Weather for England

• May averages   +16°С / humidity 76%

• highest was +22°С 

• lowest was +1°С 

• expected – +12°С

May is the rainiest month in England for the whole year, but the weather is very warm. The coolest is in the North of the country.


Downtime in England in May

High season begins in England in May. There are many tourists in museums and castles of the country. Entertainment and housing prices are rising.


May events:

• May Day at Oxford runs annually on May 1. Start at 6 am at the Magdalen Tower. Within the event: singing and bell ringing. Celebrations also takes place on Radcliffe Square, Catte Street and Broad Street. Free admission

• 3-day Tour de Yorkshire Road Racing is held in early May. 

Variety of routes:

o For women

o For men

o Long / short / medium

Each year the tour covers new Yorkshire cities.


o General entry: ~€ 52 for a short route; ~€ 57 for the medium and long routes, price includes: event entry, bespoke finisher medal, electronic chip timing, finish time text, race pack postage, Pro race atmosphere 

o Premium entry: ~€ 80 for a short route; ~€ 85 for the medium and long routes, price includes: everything in the General entry plus your personalized iTAB medal and Event photography with AWOL Adventures

o Premium Plus participation: ~€ 160 for a short route; ~ € 165 for the medium and long route, price includes: everything in the General entry plus your personalized iTAB medal and Event photography with AWOL Adventures and the exclusive event jersey


May tourists walk along the National Parks and Gardens of England. Visitors rush to York city for an old-time atmosphere, ride the Severn Valley Museum Railroad on historic black locomotives, driving through the Severn River Valley, Shropshire and Worcestershire Counties. Travelers join the real English 5 O'clock Tea Party in the elite Ritz hotel. Having learned the weather forecast in advance, guests of the country go to England Bicycle Tours. Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey in London, the Eden Environmental Project in Cornwall and the National Museum of Football in Manchester are waiting for visitors in any weather.


Packing List Items

To May England choose smart outfit: a wide-brimmed hat with rubberized edges, a raincoat, a jacket or trench coat, eco-leather trousers, waterproof oxford shoes.

To bicycle race best to have: balaclava, in windy or cool weather; windproof and waterproof pants; a helmet and bike: mind – the simpler the better, to reduce probability of breakdown.  

To the Ritz Restaurant 5 O'clock Tea party, dress elegant clothing, sporty and casual styles are not acceptable.

Musicals, restaurants, pubs, river boating with English eye-catching views, green pastures, old cottages and millions of sights. Get your treat – buy tickets to England – spend your vacation in the best traditions of Albion.