Los Angeles weather in May (California, United States of America)
Curious about the May weather in Los Angeles? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
In Los Angeles the weather in May is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 70°F (show in °C). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 58°F.
Los Angeles in May usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 0.2 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 2 days of rain are anticipated.
The city usually sees around 276 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.
So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, February and December tend to have less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Los Angeles climate page with graphs.
Los Angeles, monthly averages in May
Where to go in the United States of America in MayFind out more about the weather in the United States of America in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Los Angeles in May?For visitors traveling to Los Angeles, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 59°F there is no need to bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
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