Chengdu Weather in May

Chengdu Weather in May
By Shirley Li
Web Editor

The weather situation in May is similar to that in April. Although there is usually more rain, the average maximum is 27°C/80.6°F, while the highest maximum is about 34°C/93.2°F.

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
27 17 34 13
80.6 62.6 93.2 55.4

Sunny Days: about 2 days

Cloudy Days: about 8 days

Rainy Days: about 8 days

Overcast Days: about 3 days

Early May

The weather is usually hot around May 1, with the maximum temperature of 28°C/82.4°F. In these cloudy conditions, you could wear shorts, skirts, short sleeves and sandals. And then there are usually around three days with light rain. You will need be prepared to go out with rain gear.


The temperatures in mid-May are getting hotter and drier for the month, with the highest temperature being up to 34°C/93.2°F. You should wear short sleeves, skirts, shorts and other cool clothes. It is better to a visit a summer resort. If you must be in the sunlight, use the strongest sunscreen cream you can get.

Late May

Compared to mid-May, the weather is likely to be hot. The maximum temperatures are around 28°C/82.4°F. Re-apply sunscreen frequently if you have stay in the sunlight. Wear short sleeves, skirts, shorts that can keep you cool and prevent sunstroke.

Historical Chengdu Weather in May

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