The climate in Chengdu during May can be summarized as warm, humid and a little damp.
May is in the spring in Chengdu and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||25.9°C 78.5°F|
|Nightly temperature||17.2°C 62.9°F|
|Average temperature||21.5°C 70.7°F|
|Daily sunshine||5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||89 mm 3.5 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||22.2°C 71.9°F|
|Windspeed||4.7kph 3 mph|
On average May is the 5th wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 89mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5 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 Chengdu in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||29.4°C 84.9°F|
|Driest month:||December||6mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||9.2°C 48.6°F|
|Wettest month:||July||232mm 9.1ins|