Zhangjiajie Weather in May
It gets hotter in May. The extreme maximum temperature for the whole month stays above 24°C/75.2°F. It’s hotter than last month, and the amount of precipitation increases. There are about 14 rainy days and the other days are cloudy or sunny this month.
Sunny Days: about 2 days
Cloudy Days: about 14 days
Rainy Days: about 14 days
Overcast Days: about 1 day
What to wear and bring?
In early May
In early May, the temperature is between 28°C/82.4°F and 16°C/60.8°F, and sometimes there will be a couple of light rainy days. Wear light, comfortable clothing such as shorts. Do not stay outdoors in the sunshine for any length of time. It is often nice on Labor Day (May 1st), and you can wear some cool clothing, such as a skirt or short pants.
The weather situation is similar to early May. Wearing cool clothes and staying indoors out of the sun is recommended. Sometimes you need to carry an umbrella when you go out.
In late May
Sometimes it rains continuously for two or three days in a row, so you might need to stay inside as much as possible. And you will need to bring rain gear, wear non-slippery shoes and a water-proof coat, and carry an umbrella.