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Reunion in May


Reunion in May : Travel budget & tourist seasons.


Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In May, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 1567 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 790 €

  • Tourist season: low



Climate in May, picked destinations



Reunion in MayIn May, weather conditions in Reunion make it a good trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in May would be between 21.8°C and 27.5°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 13°C and high as 31°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during May in Reunion is 31 mm and you can have between 7 and 12 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Cilaos.

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days should be the same across the country. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in Reunion during May is Cilaos.


Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.


CitySunlight
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Average T
min (°C)
Average T
max (°C)
Record T
min (°C)
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max (°C)
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Wet daysRating
CilaosNC22271731NC7
Hell-BourgNC222815311812
L'ermitageNC22271731NC7
Le Tampon (Piton de la Fournaise)NC22271731NC7
MafateNC22271731NC7
Saint-BenoitNC222815311812
Saint-Denis820271328967
Saint-GillesNC222815311812
Saint-PaulNC222815311812
Saint-PierreNC22271731NC7
SalazieNC222815311812

Reunion: Climate & Weather


The climate is tropical with two main seasons. Between October and March, the summer is very rainy and subject to hurricanes, with average temperatures of 28°C. Winter lasts from April to September; it is cooler and drier with temperatures of around 20°C.

These seasons are modified in the mountains, where there is often fog and the temperature rarely exceeds 18°C. May and June are the best time to enjoy your travel as you avoid the tourist influx and the wettest season.
 

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