Beijing
China
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Beijing, China

Beautiful orange evening sky above the ancient Royal Palace buildings in Beijing, China
Beautiful orange evening sky above the ancient Royal Palace buildings in Beijing, China
The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Beijing, China, with average temperature varying between 26°C (78.8°F) and 13.6°C (56.5°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a pleasant 20.3°C (68.5°F) in April, to a moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 13.6°C (56.5°F).

Humidity

In Beijing, the average relative humidity in May is 53%.

Rainfall

In Beijing, China, during May, the rain falls for 5.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 34.2mm (1.35") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 70.6 rainfall days, and 571.8mm (22.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Beijing, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

Sunshine

With an average of 9.1h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Beijing.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Beijing?

In Beijing, in May, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.6°C (56.5°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Beijing?

In May, the average relative humidity in Beijing is 53%.

How much does it rain in Beijing in May?

In May, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout May, 34.2mm (1.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Beijing have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.4h.

What month has the most sunshine in Beijing?

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Beijing?

In May, the average sunshine in Beijing, China, is 9.1h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Beijing?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Beijing, China, is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Beijing, China
  • Average high temperature in May: 26°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Beijing, China
  • Average humidity in May: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (44%).

Average rainfall in May - Beijing, China
  • Average rainfall in May: 34.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (185.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (2.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Beijing, China
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (1.7 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Beijing, China
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.1h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in May - Beijing, China
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).