Phoenix - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Phoenix, Arizona 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 days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Phoenix had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Sky Harbor International Airport near downtown Phoenix.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Phoenix
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
88 65 2019 31 18
97 71 2018 36 21
95 69 2017 35 21
92 68 2016 33 20
90 67 2015 32 20
96 71 2014 35 22
96 72 2013 36 22
98 71 2012 37 22
91 66 2011 33 19
91 65 2010 33 18
Number of days in May when the temperature in Phoenix rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2019 31 12
2018 31 28
2017 31 22
2016 31 21
2015 31 17
2014 31 24
2013 31 27
2012 31 29
2011 31 19
2010 31 21

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Phoenix during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Phoenix
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
4 2019 0.1 3
0 2018 0.0 0
1 2017 0.0 0
1 2016 0.1 1
2 2015 1.2 30
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
1 2012 0.0 1
1 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

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