Los Angeles - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made in downtown Los Angeles.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Los Angeles
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
70 57 2019 21 14
72 58 2018 22 14
75 59 2017 24 15
72 58 2016 22 15
72 57 2015 22 14
80 61 2014 27 16
77 60 2013 25 16
73 58 2012 23 14
74 56 2011 23 13
74 57 2010 23 14
Number of days in May when the temperature in Los Angeles rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2019 16 0
2018 20 1
2017 25 1
2016 25 0
2015 20 0
2014 28 7
2013 29 2
2012 25 0
2011 22 2
2010 24 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2019 0.8 21
3 2018 0.1 2
2 2017 0.3 8
1 2016 0.1 1
4 2015 0.9 24
0 2014 0.0 0
3 2013 0.7 18
1 2012 0.0 0
4 2011 0.5 11
2 2010 0.1 1
Reference

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

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