May weather forecast
Chengdu, China

The attractive buildings, along the Qintai Road District in Chengdu, China
The attractive buildings, along the Qintai Road District in Chengdu, China

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Chengdu, China, with an average temperature varying between 18.9°C (66°F) and 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from 24.1°C (75.4°F) in April to a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is evaluated at 28.8°C (83.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 56%.

Rainfall

In May, in Chengdu, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout May, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is accumulated. In Chengdu, China, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.8 days and collects up to 622mm (24.49") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Chengdu, China, snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

In Chengdu, the average length of the day in May is 13h and 42min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 19:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 20:00 CST.

Sunshine

In Chengdu, the average sunshine in May is 8.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Chengdu is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Chengdu?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 27.8°C (82°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 28.8°C (83.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Chengdu?

May is the least humid month in Chengdu, China, with an average relative humidity of 56%.

What is the average humidity in May in Chengdu?

The average relative humidity in May in Chengdu is 56%.

How much does it rain in Chengdu in May?

In Chengdu, during May, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 45mm (1.77") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Chengdu?

March through October are months without snowfall.

What is the average length of the day in May in Chengdu?

The average day length in May in Chengdu, China, is 13h and 42min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Chengdu?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 19:41. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:02 and sunset at 20:00 CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Chengdu have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Chengdu is 8.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chengdu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Chengdu, China, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Chengdu, China

Average temperature in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Chengdu, China

Average pressure in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1023.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1004mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Chengdu, China

Average wind speed in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (7.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Chengdu, China

Average humidity in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average humidity in May: 56%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (56%).

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Average rainfall in May
Chengdu, China

Average rainfall in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average rainfall in May: 45mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (218mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Chengdu, China

Average rainfall days in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Chengdu, China

Average snowfall in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8mm).
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Chengdu, China

Average snowfall days in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Chengdu, China

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average daylight in May: 13h and 42min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Chengdu, China

Average sunshine days in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Chengdu, China

Average UV index in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Chengdu, China

Average cloud cover in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The months with the most cloud cover are September and October (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Chengdu, China

Average visibility in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May and June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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