Average Rainfall for China in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities in China. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: North China, Northeast China, East China, South Central China, Southwest China and Northwest China.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches). The month's total rainfall is an average of long-term historical weather data.

North China

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
4 Beijing Beijing 1.1 29
4 Hailar Inner Mongolia 0.9 23
Hohhot Inner Mongolia 1.0 25
Shijia­zhuang Hebei 1.4 36
4 Taiyuan Shanxi 1.4 35
6 Tianjin Tianjin 1.3 34

Northeast China

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Chang­chun Jilin  1.7 42
Dalian Liaoning 1.7 43
Harbin Heilong­jiang 1.5 37
4 Qiqihar Heilong­jiang 1.2 31
6 Shenyang Liaoning 2.2 55

East China

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Chang­sha Hunan 7.6 192
14 Guang­zhou Guang­dong 11.2 284
Guilin Guangxi 13.1 334
12 Haikou Hainan Island 7.2 183
11 Hong Kong Hong Kong 12.5 317
15 Macau Macau 13.7 347
12 Nanning Guangxi 7.4 188
11 Shantou Guang­dong 8.3 210
13 Wuhan Hubei 5.9 151
5 Zheng­zhou Henan 2.1 52

South Central China

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Chang­sha Hunan 7.6 192
14 Guang­zhou Guang­dong 11.2 284
Guilin Guangxi 13.1 334
12 Haikou Hainan Island 7.2 183
11 Hong Kong Hong Kong 12.5 317
15 Macau Macau 13.7 347
12 Nanning Guangxi 7.4 188
11 Shantou Guang­dong 8.3 210
13 Wuhan Hubei 5.9 151
5 Zheng­zhou Henan 2.1 52

Southwest China

Total rainfall during May
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
10 Chengdu Sichuan 3.4 87
17 Chong­qing Chong­qing 6.3 159
Guiyang Guizhou 6.6 167
9 Kunming Yunnan 3.6 92

Northwest China

Total precipitation on average for May
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
4 Altay Xinjiang 0.7 18
2 Jiuquan Gansu 0.4 10
1 Kashi Xinjiang 0.4 11
5 Lanzhou Gansu 1.5 38
1 Ruoqi­ang Xinjiang 0.1 2
Urumqi Xinjiang 1.1 28
7 Xi'an Shaanxi 2.6 65
Xining Quinghai 1.8 46
3 Yin­chuan Ningxia 0.7 17
References

China Meteorological Administration and World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

China Precipitation
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