Canberra - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Canberra, Australia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Canberra had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made in the Tuggeranong District of Canberra.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Canberra
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
59 37 2020 15 3
62 37 2019 16 3
63 35 2018 17 2
61 36 2017 16 2
63 40 2016 17 4
61 38 2015 16 3
63 38 2014 17 3
62 36 2013 17 2
60 32 2012 16 0
60 34 2011 15 1
62 37 2010 17 3
Number of days in May when the temperature in Canberra dropped to 0 or below, or rose to at least 21 or 32 degrees Celsius
0 °C
32 °F
Year 21 °C
70 °F
32 °C
90 °F
9 2020 0 0
9 2019 1 0
11 2018 3 0
9 2017 0 0
7 2016 2 0
10 2015 2 0
7 2014 1 0
11 2013 6 0
17 2012 2 0
16 2011 0 0
9 2010 2 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Canberra during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.254 millimeters (0.01 inches) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Canberra
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2020 0.9 23
9 2019 2.2 55
5 2018 0.4 10
4 2017 2.4 61
9 2016 1.5 37
4 2015 0.6 15
4 2014 0.7 18
6 2013 0.5 13
3 2012 1.1 28
4 2011 1.0 25
5 2010 2.1 54
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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