Kunming weather in May (Yunnan, China)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Kunming in May lies at 24.9°C (76.82°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 14.1°C (57.38°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is high with an average of 106mm (4.2 inchec). There are generally around 12 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Kunming with 212 hours of sun during the entire month.


Kunming, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 57 °F  
Max Temperature 76 °F  
Chance of Rain 41%  
Precipitation 4 in  
Rainy days 12 days  
Humidity 66% *  
Sunshine 212 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 52% *  

Where to stay in Kunming

Where to go in China in May

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Kunming should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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