Beijing Weather in May

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Beijing's May is filled with bright reds and vivid greens everywhere. Normally, the weather is very warm with the temperature remaining 10-25°C (50-77°F). There are usually less windy days and few sandstorms during this month. There might be some drizzle but clear and sunny days are in the majority. Flying dust may occur occasionally. 

Due to the pleasant May weather in Beijing, it is a good time for outings. It also marks the arrival of the tourist season of the city. Restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions and related industries are ready to adjust their prices.

Averages for Beijing Weather in May

Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
High Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
Low Temperature: 14°C / 57°F
Humidity: 53%
Rainfall: 34 mm
Rainy Days: 6 days
Sunrise: 04:48 ~ 05:15
Sunset: 19:09 ~ 19:37
Air Quality in May
Average AQI:76
Beijing Air Quality in May

What to Wear in Beijing in May

Long-sleeved T-shirt or shirt plus long jeans are generally enough to cope with the morning and evening coolness, and dress and shorts will do for a sunny afternoon. Prepare a light coat for any bad weather as well.
Beijing Clothes in May May Wear in Beijing

Where to Go in Beijing in May

Spring outings are the most popular activity in this month. Thus, the parks, gardens, suburban mountains are all good destinations. Making a trip to the Mutianyu Great Wall winding among lush vegetation is also a good choice. In May, there are often international-standard performances, such as the annual Heineken International Jazz Festival. At the same time, Daxing Watermelon Festival is held annually on May 28 annually.
  

Other Tips

Willow catkins are fluttering in the air in early May in Beijing, so wear a mask if you are allergic to pollen. It is still relatively dry, so drink plenty of water and use lotions or oils to moisten the skin. Bring suntan lotion with you if you travel to Beijing in late May. Lastly, try to avoid the crowds that throng the streets during the Labor Day Holiday from the 1st to 3rd May.

What is the temperature in Beijing in May?

High/Low Temperatures of Beijing in May
Temperatures Graph of Beijing in May
Air Quality of Beijing in May
Beijing AQI Graph in May

Historical Beijing Weather in May


 
May Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 27.3°C / 81.1°F 15.1°C / 59.2°F 05:15 / 19:09 18
2 27°C / 80.6°F 10.4°C / 50.7°F 05:14 / 19:10 19
3 25°C / 77°F 14.5°C / 58.1°F 05:13 / 19:11 14
4 21°C / 69.8°F 14.7°C / 58.5°F 05:11 / 19:12 53
5 24°C / 75.2°F 13°C / 55.4°F 05:10 / 19:13 45
6 26.4°C / 79.5°F 9.7°C / 49.5°F 05:09 / 19:14 24
7 27.3°C / 81.1°F 14.3°C / 57.7°F 05:08 / 19:15 29
8 22.6°C / 72.7°F 12.4°C / 54.3°F 05:07 / 19:16 64
9 25.6°C / 78.1°F 11.9°C / 53.4°F 05:06 / 19:17 56
10 25.4°C / 77.7°F 14.4°C / 57.9°F 05:05 / 19:18 46
11 27.5°C / 81.5°F 13°C / 55.4°F 05:03 / 19:19 49
12 24.2°C / 75.6°F 16°C / 60.8°F 05:02 / 19:20 13
13 26.9°C / 80.4°F 17.7°C / 63.9°F 05:01 / 19:21 13
14 29.9°C / 85.8°F 16.8°C / 62.2°F 05:01 / 19:22 16
15 27.4°C / 81.3°F 16°C / 60.8°F 05:00 / 19:23 21
16 28.7°C / 83.7°F 11.1°C / 52°F 04:59 / 19:24 29
17 26.6°C / 80°F 16.2°C / 61.2°F 04:58 / 19:25 48
18 28.4°C / 83.1°F 18.1°C / 64.6°F 04:57 / 19:26 53
19 25.1°C / 77.2°F 16.7°C / 62.1°F 04:56 / 19:27 31
20 20.8°C / 69.4°F 16.8°C / 62.2°F 04:55 / 19:28 27
21 26.1°C / 79°F 11.5°C / 52.7°F 04:54 / 19:28 21
22 30.2°C / 86.4°F 12.6°C / 54.7°F 04:54 / 19:29 29
23 28.1°C /82.6°F 14°C / 57.2°F 04:53 / 19:30 42
24 27.1°C / 80.8°F 16.9°C / 62.4°F 04:52 / 19:31 45
25 28°C / 82.4°F 17.6°C / 63.7°F 04:52 / 19:32 43
26 28°C / 82.4°F 17.6°C / 63.7°F 04:51 / 19:33 51
27 28.6°C / 83.5°F 14.6°C / 58.3°F 04:50 / 19:33 63
28 32°C / 89.6°F 19.2°C / 66.6°F 04:50 / 19:34 55
29 28.8°C / 83.8°F 21.8°C / 71.2°F 04:49 / 19:35 61
30 30.3°C / 86.5°F 20.1°C / 68.2°F 04:49 / 19:36 55
31 29.3°C / 84.7°F 22.4°C / 72.3°F 04:48 / 19:37 23
- Last modified on Jun. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing Weather in May
Asked by Michael Ng from S'PORE | Apr. 29, 2019 20:23Reply
What is the Beijing average temperature for date/night from 10th to 12th May 2019?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mia from USA | May. 04, 2019 18:41
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The temperature may range from 15C to 30C. It is better for you to take shirts, jeans and a coat.
Asked by Fg from GREECE | Apr. 06, 2019 15:40Reply
Are the museums (national, Summer palace, forbidden city,...) open from May 1st to May 3rd?
Answers (3)
Answered by Jeremy from USA | Apr. 08, 2019 01:10
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All of them will open during this period.
Answered by Fg from GREECE | Apr. 08, 2019 04:33
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Thank you.
They 'll be open despite the labour day?
Answered by Jeremy | Apr. 08, 2019 19:10
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Yes.
Asked by Adr from JAPAN | Feb. 12, 2019 18:08Reply
Beijing Rainy days in May
Hi

Which part of May is it rainy?
Is it the beginning, middle or scattered around the month?
We are planning to come down from April 29-May 3rd, 2019.

Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Jacob from USA | Feb. 15, 2019 00:32
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Well, it is hard to say. But don't worry. The little rainy days won't influence the sightseeing a lot.
Asked by may zin from SINGAPORE | Nov. 24, 2018 19:08Reply
Going to Beijing on 11th-18th May 2019
May I know is it crowded to travel on that period?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jacquelyn from USA | Nov. 25, 2018 23:53
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Generally speaking, it won't be very crowded but you'd better visit there on weekdays and avoid the weekends.
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