Big Sur weather in May 2019

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Big Sur18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 3 days with some rainfall in May in Big Sur3
    3 days with some rainfall
  • 6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Big Sur6
    6°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Big Sur14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Big Sur0
    No heat & humidity
  • 14 mm monthly rainfall in May in Big Sur14
    14 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Big Sur9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 12°C sea temperature in May in Big Sur12
    12°C sea temperature

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Expect 18°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in Big Sur in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Big Sur in May before you book your next holiday to California in 2019/2020.

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The May weather guide for Big Sur, 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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Guide to Big Sur weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Big Sur in May is a comfortable 18°C (64°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cold 6°C (43°F). There are usually 11 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 75% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 14mm (0.6 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 3 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (9 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Big Sur in May is 12°C (54°F).

Big Sur sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Big Sur in May 2019. Select a month to view Big Sur sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 06:14 19:55
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 06:13 19:56
Friday, 3rd May 2019 06:12 19:57
Saturday, 4th May 2019 06:11 19:57
Sunday, 5th May 2019 06:10 19:58
Monday, 6th May 2019 06:09 19:59
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 06:08 20:00
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 06:07 20:01
Thursday, 9th May 2019 06:06 20:02
Friday, 10th May 2019 06:05 20:03
Saturday, 11th May 2019 06:04 20:03
Sunday, 12th May 2019 06:03 20:04
Monday, 13th May 2019 06:03 20:05
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 06:02 20:06
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 06:01 20:07
Thursday, 16th May 2019 06:00 20:07
Friday, 17th May 2019 05:59 20:08
Saturday, 18th May 2019 05:59 20:09
Sunday, 19th May 2019 05:58 20:10
Monday, 20th May 2019 05:57 20:11
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 05:57 20:11
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 05:56 20:12
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 05:55 20:13
Friday, 24th May 2019 05:55 20:14
Saturday, 25th May 2019 05:54 20:14
Sunday, 26th May 2019 05:54 20:15
Monday, 27th May 2019 05:53 20:16
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 05:53 20:17
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 05:52 20:17
Thursday, 30th May 2019 05:52 20:18
Friday, 31st May 2019 05:52 20:19
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