Death Valley - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Death Valley, California 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 Death Valley had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Death Valley
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
95 70 2019 35 21
101 76 2018 39 24
102 74 2017 39 23
99 73 2016 37 23
98 72 2015 37 22
103 73 2014 39 23
102 75 2013 39 24
105 76 2012 41 24
95 69 2011 35 21
94 69 2010 35 21
Number of days in May when the temperature in Death Valley rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2019 31 20
2018 31 29
2017 31 29
2016 31 28
2015 31 26
2014 31 29
2013 31 28
2012 31 31
2011 31 23
2010 31 24

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Death Valley 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 Death Valley
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
4 2019 0.3 8
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
3 2015 0.1 2
1 2014 0.0 1
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
2 2011 0.1 2
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

Death Valley - Recent Years
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