Weather in China in may 2024

Below, check out the weather forecast for may for most popular cities in China. These predictions are probabilities for may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in may in Beijing

perfect weather UV index: 7

Weather at 6am
72°F

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

7%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Partly Cloudy

26%

Cloudy

4%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Weather at 6pm
74°F

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

7%

Weather at 3am
63°F

Clear/Sunny

65%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

6%

More information about the weather in Beijing in may



Where to go in China in may?

Where to go in China in may: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in each region in may?

East Coast of China
(Shanghai, Wenzhou, Yancheng...)
good weather*
Hong Kong
(Hong Kong Island, Tai Po, Kowloon...)
tolerable weather*
North of China
(Beijing, Qingdao, Pingyao...)
perfect weather*
North West of China
(Xi'an, Urumqi, Jiuquan (Gansu)...)
perfect weather*
Northeast of China
(Harbin, Dalian, Qiqihar...)
good weather*
South East of China
(Guangzhou (Canton), Guilin, Hainan island (Haikou)...)
tolerable weather*
Southern Central of China
(Chengdu, Wuhan, Zhangjiajie...)
good weather*
Tibet
(Lhasa, Shigatsé‎, Chamdo...)
very bad weather*
Yunnan
(Kunming, Lijiang, Yuanyang...)
good weather
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


Where should you go in China in may when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in China in may ranges from perfect to tolerable depending on the region and city.

The climate throughout May in China varies from one locality to another. If the cities on the coast of the South China Sea face heavy heat and heavy rains, the north of the country is a favorite destination to re-energize, away from the heat.

Northwest China in May

This region of China is characterized by sunny days, with a mild atmosphere in the morning and a comfortable warmth for the rest of the day. As the rains are rare, the weather throughout May in China is superb.

The Northeast and East Coast in May

Thanks to the regression of rain and the rise of heat, climatic conditions in the north-east of the country are simply ideal. In fact, beautiful sun and comfortable temperatures enhance the stay of any vacationer in May.

The Center of China in May

The relatively rare rains favor sunny and magnificent days. As noon approaches however, temperatures that continue to climb lead to an overwhelming heat. It is therefore advisable to reserve this period of time for rest, in order to feel more comfortable.

Southern China in May

Heat and heavy rains characterize the days in most of the localities in the south of China. If one's route passes through Macau, Hong Kong or Canton, plan for waterproof clothing.


Climate in China in may

Climate in Beijing in may

In may, maximum temperature is 86°F and minimum temperature is 72°F (for an average temperature of 79°F). The climate quite good in that area in this month. With about 1.6in over 2 days, it rains very little throughout your stay.
With a perfect weather, may is an advisable month to go in that area in China.

May
Average temperature 79°F
Highest temperature 86°F
Lowest temperature 72°F
Rainfall 1.6in
Number of days with rainfall 2 day(s)
(7%)
Humidity 39%
Daily sunshine hours 14
Cloud cover 21%
Length of day 14:23
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net perfect
more information about the climate in Beijing in may

Climate in Guangzhou (Canton) in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 90°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is very warm in that locality in may. With 17.1in over 17 days, the weather is rather to rain for your vacations. So remember to bring adapted clothes.

May
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 90°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 17.1in
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(56%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 13:15
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Guangzhou (Canton) in may

Climate in Hong Kong in may

In may, the mean temperature in Hong Kong is 83°F (maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate quite comfortable in this location in the month of may. With 14.4in over 15 days, the weather is rather to rain during your trip. Consider to bring adapted clothes.
With proper weather, may is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in this city.

May
Average temperature 83°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 81°F
Rainfall 14.4in
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(49%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 49%
Length of day 13:12
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Hong Kong in may

Climate in Kunming in may

In the month of may, the mean temperature in Kunming is 72°F (maximum temperature is 79°F and minimum temperature is 63°F). The climate quite nice in this city in the month of may. With 6.5in over 10 days, rainfall can happen during your vacations. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With good weather conditions, the month of may is a good month to go in Kunming.

May
Average temperature 72°F
Highest temperature 79°F
Lowest temperature 63°F
Rainfall 6.5in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 13:22
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Kunming in may

Climate in Shanghai in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 79°F and minimum temperature is 70°F (for an average temperature of 76°F). The climate pleasant around this city in the month of may. With 4.4in over 6 days, you risk getting wet slightly for your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a good climate, may is an advisable month to go in Shanghai in China.

May
Average temperature 76°F
Highest temperature 79°F
Lowest temperature 70°F
Sea temperature 67°F
Rainfall 4.4in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Humidity 74%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 13:45
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Shanghai in may


All cities in China in may

Beijing in mayperfect weather
Guangzhou (Canton) in maytolerable weather
Hong Kong in maytolerable weather
Kunming in maygood weather
Shanghai in maygood weather
Chengdu in maygood weather
Dalian in maygood weather
Guilin in maytolerable weather
Hainan island (Haikou) in maygood weather
Harbin in maygood weather
Jiuquan (Gansu) in mayperfect weather
Lijiang in maygood weather
Pingyao in mayperfect weather
Qingdao in mayperfect weather
Qiqihar in mayperfect weather
Tibet in mayvery bad weather
Urumqi in mayperfect weather
Wenzhou in maytolerable weather
Wuhan in maygood weather
Xi'an in mayperfect weather
Yancheng in maygood weather
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Weather data for China in may:

Weather data for China in may is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in China. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in China can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to China.


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