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Xi'an weather in May (Shaanxi, China)

What can you expect from the weather in Xi'an during May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Xi'an the weather in May is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 16°C.

Precipitation

Xi'an in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 69 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 10 days of rain.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 168 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, May is a great time to visit. April, May and October generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, July and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Xi'an climate page with graphs.

 

Xi'an, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 16°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 33%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 69 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 65%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 168 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 40%  

Where to go in China in May

Find out more about the weather in China and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

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