Chengdu Weather in May

What's the weather like in Chengdu (Sichuan) in May 2023?

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.

Chengdu weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 72%
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.

May temperatures in Chengdu

Chengdu average temperature in May

May rainfall

Chengdu average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Chengdu average rain in May

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.

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Chengdu weather stats

Chengdu weather statistics
Hottest month: July 29.4°C 84.9°F
Driest month: December 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: August 6.1hrs
Coldest month: January 9.2°C 48.6°F
Wettest month: July 232mm 9.1ins
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