Bakersfield weather in May 2024

Expect 29°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in Bakersfield in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Bakersfield in May before you book your next holiday to California in 2024/2025.

  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Bakersfield29
    29°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in May in Bakersfield1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Bakersfield14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Bakersfield14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Moderate heat & humidity in May in BakersfieldM
    Moderate heat & humidity
  • 6 mm monthly rainfall in May in Bakersfield6
    6 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Bakersfield9
    9 (Very High) UV index

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The May weather guide for California (Bakersfield) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Bakersfield in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 29°C in Bakersfield in May with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Bakersfield in May?

There are normally 11 hours of bright sunshine each day in Bakersfield in May - that's 79% of daylight hours.

Does it ever rain in Bakersfield in May?

There is usually 1 day with some rain in Bakersfield in May and the average monthly rainfall is 6mm.

Bakersfield May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Bakersfield in May 2024. Select a month to view Bakersfield sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 06:04 19:43
Thursday, 16th May 2024 05:50 19:55
Friday, 31st May 2024 05:42 20:05

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