Temperatures at California Beaches in May





Typical temperatures for beaches along the Pacific Ocean in California during the month of May are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Southern Coast, Los Angeles Area, Central Coast, San Francisco Area and Northern Coast.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Southern California Coast

Average temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 57 Imperial Beach 20 14
75 55 Laguna Beach 24 13
67 58 Newport Beach  19 15
65 58 Oceanside  18 14
70 60 San Diego 21 16
67 52 Santa Catalina Island 19 11

Los Angeles Area

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
73 58 Long Beach  23 14
68 54 Oxnard 20 12
68 52 Point Mugu 20 11
63 56 Santa Monica 17 13

Central California Coast

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
71 46 Big Sur State Park 21 8
69 51 Lompoc 21 10
63 50 Monterey 17 10
67 52 Morro Bay  19 11
72 50 Pismo Beach 22 10
68 50 Salinas  20 10
72 54 Santa Barbara 22 12

San Francisco Area

Average temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
58 48 Bodega Bay 15 9
62 48 Half Moon Bay 17 9
60 51 San Francisco, Fort Funston 15 11
64 46 San Gregorio  18 8
71 49 Santa Cruz 22 9

Northern California Coast

Normal temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
59 47 Crescent City  15 8
60 48 Eureka  15 9
60 45 Fort Bragg  16 7
62 45 Fort Ross State Park 17 7
61 47 Klamath 16 8
65 49 Shelter Cove 18 10
References

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

California Beach Temperatures
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