Death Valley weather in May 2021

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  • 37°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Death Valley37
    37°C max day temperature
  • 12 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in May in Death Valley1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 21°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Death Valley21
    21°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Death Valley14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in Death ValleyVH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 1 mm monthly rainfall in May in Death Valley1
    1 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Death Valley9
    9 (Very High) UV index

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The May weather guide for Death Valley, California 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 Death Valley in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 37°C in Death Valley in May with very high heat and humidity, falling to 21°C at night.

How sunny is it in Death Valley in May?

There are normally 12 hours of bright sunshine each day in Death Valley in May - that's 86% of daylight hours.

Does it ever rain in Death Valley in May?

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

Death Valley sunrise & sunset times for May 2021

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Death Valley in May 2021. Select a month to view Death Valley sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st May 2021 05:54 19:36
Sunday, 16th May 2021 05:40 19:49
Monday, 31st May 2021 05:31 20:00
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