The climate in Kaohsiung during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
May is in the spring in Kaohsiung and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.7°C 87.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||22.5°C 72.5°F|
|Average temperature||26.6°C 79.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||173 mm 6.8 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||27.4°C 81.4°F|
|Windspeed||11.5kph 7 mph|
On average May is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kaohsiung with around 173mm 6.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 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 Kaohsiung in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||31.7°C 89.1°F|
|Driest month:||January||46mm 1.8ins|
|Coldest month:||February||23.4°C 74.1°F|
|Wettest month:||August||436mm 17.2ins|