China temperatures in May

China in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Yushu with 8°C (47°F) to very high temperatures in Lingao with 32°C (89°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Lingao and -5°C (24°F) in Yushu.

What is the temperature of the different cities in China in May?

Find the average daytime temperatures in May for the most popular destinations in China on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in May in China?
  • Lingao tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 24°C (75°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in China?
  • The coldest city in May in China is Yushu when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 8°C (47°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -5°C (24°F).

  • How much sun does China get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 270 hours of sunshine in Beijing during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 19°C (66°F) in Wenzhou this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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