The climate in Beijing during May can be summarized as warm and dry.
May is in the spring in Beijing and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||26.7°C 80.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.1°C 55.6°F|
|Average temperature||19.9°C 67.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||29 mm 1.2 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||16.6°C 61.8°F|
|Windspeed||10.8kph 7 mph|
On average May is the 5th wettest month of the year in Beijing with around 29mm 1.2 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Beijing in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||31°C 87.8°F|
|Driest month:||January||2mm 0.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||1.2°C 34.2°F|
|Wettest month:||July||152mm 6ins|