Guangzhou Weather in May

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Guangzhou enters into summer 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 280-300mm. Cloudy and rainy days are the majority. Thunderstorms occur frequently, which helps cool down the city considerably.

The Canton Fair and May Day Holiday (May 1 - 3) often  make the city generally more expensive in early May. Hotels and air tickets are always fully booked many days in advance.

Data of Guangzhou Weather in May

Average Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
Average High Temperature: 29°C / 84°F
Average Low Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
Average Humidity: 84%
Average Rainfall: 284 mm
Average Rainy Days: 18 days 
Time of Sunrise: 05:41 ~ 05:54
Time of Sunset: 18:55 ~ 19:09
 
Air Quality in May
Average AQI:51
Guangzhou Air Quality in May

 
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in May
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in May
 Clothing Advice: Summer clothes are proper at this time. 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.

 Travel Advice: To escape the heat in the city, you can make a trip to the suburban areas, such as the Nansha Wetland Park, Baishuizhai Scenic Area in Zengcheng City, Baomo Garden & Garden of Million Sunflowers in Panyu City or the Chimelong Resort.

 Other Tips: 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.

 Historical Guangzhou Weather in May
 
May Temperature  Sunrise / Sunset

Humi-
dity
(%)

High  Low
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
AQI(Air Quality Index) Graph for Guangzhou, China (May 2016)
Guangzhou AQI Graph in May