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
In May, the winds calm down a little with an average speed of 10.5km/h (6.5mph). Spring is already coming to an end - it is the shortest season all year.
Generally, the weather is lovely, with temperatures falling in the range of 13°C (55.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The sun is warmest in May shining for up to twelve hours per day on average across the whole month, albeit a little wetter with rainfall being experienced for an average of six days during the month to collect precipitation of 27.9mm (1.1"). There is a slight drop in the humidity to 31%, and the cloud cover increases slightly in preparation for the rainy season that is fast approaching.
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).

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