May weather forecast and climate
Chengdu, China

The attractive buildings, along the Qintai Road District in Chengdu, China
The attractive buildings, along the Qintai Road District in Chengdu, China
May, the last month of the spring, in Chengdu, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 18.9°C (66°F) and 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

In Chengdu, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from 24.1°C (75.4°F) in April, to a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). The average low-temperature, in May, 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.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Chengdu, during 12.8 rainfall days, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 156.8 rainfall days, and 622mm (24.49") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Chengdu is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

In Chengdu, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in May in Chengdu?

In May, in Chengdu, China, the average high-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in May is evaluated at 28.8°C (83.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Chengdu?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Chengdu?

In Chengdu, the average relative humidity in May is 56%.

How many days does it rain in May in Chengdu?

In May, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout May, 45mm (1.77") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Chengdu?

March through October are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Chengdu have in May?

In Chengdu, China, the average length of the day in May is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chengdu?

The average sunshine in May is 8.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Chengdu?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chengdu, China
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • 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).

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).

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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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

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).

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

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