California weather in May 2020

  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in California (Los Angeles)23
    23°C max day temperature
  • 9 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in May in California (Los Angeles)1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 13°C minimum night-time temperature in May in California (Los Angeles)13
    13°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in California (Los Angeles)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in California (Los Angeles)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 5 mm monthly rainfall in May in California (Los Angeles)5
    5 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in California (Los Angeles)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
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The May weather guide for California, represented by Los Angeles, 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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Guide to California weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in California in May is a warm 23°C (73°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 13°C (55°F). There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 65% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 5mm (0.2 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 1 day with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (9 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The weather in California in May is represented by Los Angeles.

California sunrise & sunset times for May 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for California in May 2020. Select a month to view California sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The California sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Los Angeles.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st May 2020 06:03 19:37
Saturday, 16th May 2020 05:50 19:49
Sunday, 31st May 2020 05:43 19:59
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