Dunhuang Weather in May

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As Dunhuang weather in May is neither too hot nor too cold, the best time to visit Dunhuang is during this period. The big diffterence in temperature between day and night still exists, though, with average temperature ranging from 12°C(54°F) to 28°C(82°F). The precipitation in this month just increase a little and the climate is still  greatly dry as the rainfall is around 3 mm in only one day.

The peak travel season in May and both the hotel rates and admission fees to scenic spots offer no discount. In addition to the May 1st 3-day International Labor Day Holiday, expect big crowds at all scenic spots.
 

Averages for Dunhuang Weather in May

Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
High Temperature: 28°C / 82°F
Low Temperature: 12°C / 54°F
Humidity: 33%
Rainfall: 3 mm
Rainy Days: 1 day
Sunrise: 06:15 ~ 06:42
Sunset: 20:36 ~ 21:04

What to Wear

Hoodie, blouses and long-sleeve T-shirts are suitable in May during the day.  However, once it gets cooler at night, trench coat or windbreaker is recommended.
Dunhuang Clothes in May May Wear in Dunhuang

Where to Go

Dunhuang White Horse Pagoda, 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away from urban district, is a famous  destination with the lama style pagoda of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) It is surrounded by green trees as well as simple and unsophisticated houses.  

Partake in the traditional royal Temple Fair, celebrated on April 8th of the lunar calendar, which often falls in mid- May, when Buddhist believers gathered at Mogao Caves, Leiyin Temple or Mount Sanwei for worshipping. 
 
Hecang Ancient Town ruinsHecang Ancient Town ruins

Other Tips

When visiting scenic spots related to Buddhism, tourists are expected to respect and obey the code of ethic in such religious locations.

What is the temperature in Dunhuang in May?

High/Low Temperatures of Dunhuang in May
Temperatures Graph of Dunhuang in May

Historical Dunhuang Weather in May

May Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 26°C / 78.8°F 8°C / 46.4°F 06:42 / 20:36 9
2 30°C / 86°F 10°C / 50°F 06:40 / 20:37 8
3 28°C / 82.4°F 12°C / 53.6°F 06:39 / 20:38 7
4 22°C / 71.6°F 9°C / 48.2°F 06:38 / 20:39 18
5 24°C / 75.2°F 10°C / 50°F 06:37 / 20:40 12
6 28°C / 82.4°F 13°C / 51.4°F 06:36 / 20:41 8
7 29°C / 84.2°F 9°C / 48.2°F 06:34 / 20:42 7
8 25°C / 77°F 8°C / 46.4°F 06:33 / 20:43 20
9 22°C / 71.6°F 7°C / 44.6°F 06:32 / 20:44 20
10 24°C / 75.2°F 6°C / 42.8°F 06:31 / 20:45 10
11 27°C / 80.6°F 9°C / 48.2°F 06:30 / 20:46 8
12 32°C / 89.6°F 14°C / 57.2°F 06:29 / 20:47 5
13 36°C / 96.8°F 14°C / 57.2°F 06:28 / 20:48 50
14 34°C / 93.2°F 19°C / 66.2°F 06:27 / 20:49 18
15 24°C / 75.2°F 15°C / 59°F 06:26 / 20:50 20
16 26°C / 78.8°F 12°C / 53.6°F 06:25 / 20:51 23
17 26°C / 78.8°F 14°C / 57.2°F 06:24 / 20:52 16
18 27°C / 80.6°F 13°C / 51.4°F 06:23 / 20:53 22
19 30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 06:22 / 20:54 15
20 28°C / 82.4°F 15°C / 59°F 06:22 / 20:54 16
21 24°C / 75.2°F 11°C / 51.8°F 06:21 / 20:55 18
22 25°C / 77°F 10°C / 50°F 06:20 / 20:56 5
23 29°C / 84.2°F 12°C / 53.6°F 06:19 / 20:57 5
24 29°C / 84.2°F 9°C / 48.2°F 06:19 / 20:58 8
25 15°C / 59°F 6°C / 42.8°F 06:18 / 20:59 25
26 24°C / 75.2°F 7°C / 44.6°F 06:17 / 21:00 10
27 29°C / 84.2°F 10°C / 50°F 06:17 / 21:01 6
28 31°C / 87.8°F 9°C / 48.2°F 06:16 / 21:01 4
29 32°C / 89.6°F 14°C / 57.2°F 06:16 / 21:02 5
30 30°C / 86°F 17°C / 62.6°F 06:15 / 21:03 8
31 33°C / 91.4°F 14°C / 57.2°F 06:15 / 21:04 7
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