Guangzhou Weather in May
CityWeatherGuangzhou starts its summer weather in May, with the highest temperature up to 29°C (84°F) or even higher if experiencing several sunny days continuously. The weather is very warm and even hot on a sunny afternoon. It is also the wettest month in Guangzhou, with an average rainfall of 280 to 300 mm. Cloudy and rainy days are the majority. Thunderstorms occur frequently, which helps cool down the city considerably.
The Canton Fair and May Day holiday often make travel to the city generally more expensive in early May. Hotels and air tickets are always fully booked many days in advance.
Averages for Guangzhou Weather in May
Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
High Temperature: 29°C / 84°F
Low Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
Rainfall: 284 mm
Rainy Days:18 days
Sunrise: 05:41 ~ 05:54
Sunset: 18:55 ~ 19:09
Air Quality in May
Summer clothes are proper for the climate of May in Guangzhou. Prepare a thin long-sleeved shirt for the early morning and evening coolness. Take an additional light over coat if mountain climbing is in your plan.
What to Wear in Guangzhou in May
To escape the heat in the city, you can make a trip to the suburban areas, such as the Chimelong Safari Park, Nansha Bay, Nansha Wetland Park, Baishui Village in Zengcheng, Baomo Garden, or Sunflowers Garden in Panyu.
Things to Do in Guangzhou in May
Top 10 Things to Do in Guangzhou
Remember to wear sunblock, sunglasses in case of a sunny day. Always bring an umbrella to cope with unexpected rains or strong sunlight. If you have a history of allergies, try to avoid places with flowers.
What is the temperature in Guangzhou in May?
High/Low Temperatures of Guangzhou in May
Air Quality of Guangzhou in May
Historical Guangzhou Weather in May
|May||Temperature||Sunrise / Sunset|| |
|1||32.3°C / 90.1°F||26.3°C / 79.3°F||05:54 / 18:55||84|
|2||34°C / 93.2°F||25.6°C / 78.1°F||05:53 / 18:55||82|
|3||27.8°C / 82°F||23.3°C / 73.9°F||05:53 / 18:55||94|
|4||33.8°C / 92.8°F||23.5°C / 74.3°F||05:52 / 18:56||84|
|5||30.5°C / 86.9°F||23.2°C / 73.8°F||05:51 / 18:56||87|
|6||30.5°C / 86.9°F||23.6°C / 74.5°F||05:51 / 18:57||89|
|7||31.5°C / 88.7°F||23.5°C / 74.3°F||05:50 / 18:57||86|
|8||34.1°C / 93.4°F||25.2°C / 77.4°F||05:50 / 18:58||80|
|9||35.2°C / 95.4°F||25.2°C / 77.4°F||05:49 / 18:58||75|
|10||35.1°C / 95.2°F||25.7°C / 78.3°F||05:48 / 18:59||76|
|11||28.3°C / 82.9°F||24.9°C / 76.8°F||05:48 / 18:59||89|
|12||31.1°C / 88°F||23.3°C / 73.9°F||05:47 / 19:00||81|
|13||29.6°C / 85.3°F||23.5°C / 74.3°F||05:47 / 19:00||92|
|14||33.1°C / 91.6°F||24°C / 75.2°F||05:47 / 19:01||82|
|15||33.1°C / 91.6°F||24.1°C / 75.4°F||05:46 / 19:01||78|
|16||32.1°C / 89.8°F||23.1°C / 73.6°F||05:46 / 19:02||83|
|17||31.9°C / 89.4°F||24.5°C / 76.1°F||05:45 / 19:02||86|
|18||28°C / 82.4°F||23.8°C / 74.8°F||05:45 / 19:02||96|
|19||30.8°C / 87.4°F||23.5°C / 74.3°F||05:44 / 19:03||91|
|20||33.2°C / 91.8°F||23.7°C / 74.7°F||05:44 / 19:03||86|
|21||29.1°C / 84.4°F||24.3°C / 75.7°F||05:44 / 19:04||86|
|22||29.5°C / 85.1°F||22.3°C / 72.1°F||05:43 / 19:04||71|
|23||31.5°C / 88.7°F||21.1°C / 70°F||05:43 / 19:05||72|
|24||32.4°C / 90.3°F||21.2°C / 70.2°F||05:43 / 19:05||69|
|25||33°C / 91.4°F||22.9°C / 73.2°F||05:43 / 19:06||80|
|26||30.8°C / 87.4°F||24.5°C / 76.1°F||05:42 / 19:06||83|
|27||31°C / 87.8°F||24.6°C / 76.3°F||05:42 / 19:07||88|
|28||29.2°C / 84.6°F||24.9°C / 76.8°F||05:42 / 19:07||94|
|29||29.7°C / 85.5°F||24.2°C / 75.6°F||05:42 / 19:08||82|
|30||31.5°C / 88.7°F||23.4°C / 74.1°F||05:41 / 19:08||86|
|31||30.1°C / 86.2°F||23.3°C / 73.9°F||05:41 / 19:09||84|
- Last modified on Aug. 26, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou Weather in May
Asked by Dilip narang from INDIA | Apr. 20, 2019 10:49Reply
Will be in Guangzhou from 12th may to 18th may. What clothes should I prepare?
Answered by Trayvon from DENMARK | Apr. 24, 2019 01:43
The temperature may range from 25C to 35C during that period of time. It will be hot. You are suggested to bring enough summer clothes.
Asked by calvin from BRUNEI | Feb. 02, 2019 04:14Reply
Hi,can anyone tell me what is the ground temperature in Guangzhou
during the period of 8 march to 14 march what type of clothing need to prepare?thank you
Answered by Leah from FINLAND | Feb. 11, 2019 21:54
According to the previous weather statistics, the temperature may range from 15C to 20C during that period of time. You are suggested to prepare jackets, T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, jeans and sneakers. :)
Answered by calvin from BRUNEI | Feb. 12, 2019 04:54
thank you Leah for your info
Asked by Cas from SINGAPORE | Apr. 14, 2018 06:58Reply
I will be travelling to Guangzhou on 18-24may,may I know what will be the weather like?
Answered by Black from UNITED KINGDOM | Apr. 16, 2018 02:41
The temperature is 25-30C and it might be rainy. You can some thin clothes and have a nice trip!
Asked by Neeza from BRUNEI | Apr. 01, 2018 17:22Reply
Im travelling to guangzhou from 3rd may to 8th may,how will the weather be like?.Tq
Answered by Andre from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 01, 2018 22:04
It may be rainy and the temperature may range from 22-30C. You’d better take your shirts, shorts and thin coats.