Hangzhou Weather in May

Hangzhou Weather in May

It gets hotter in May. The maximum temperatures for the whole month stay above 25℃/77℉. There are about 8 rainy days and the other days are dry and cloudy or sunny this month.

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
27 17 34 13
80.6 62.6 93.2 55.4

Sunny Days: about 2 days
Cloudy Days: about 18 days
Rainy Days: about 8 days
Overcast Days: about 3 days

What to wear and bring?

In early May It is likely to rain lightly for a couple of days, but the temperature usually stays between 15℃/59℉ and 29℃/84.2℉. Shorts and short sleeved shirts are a comfortable clothing combination.

Tips:
It is always hot on Labor Day (May 1st), because the maximum temperature can reach 28℃/82.4℉. So you need to wear some light and thin clothing to keep cool. Wearing cool clothes and staying indoors out of the sun is recommended.

In mid-May Compared to early May, it is hotter and the highest temperature can reach 34℃/93.2℉. As well as this, the middle of May is the hottest period in the month. So it is recommended that you wear the coolest clothing.

In late May It is a little cooler than last period, because the maximum temperature may decline by 5 or 6 degrees Celsius (9 – 11 degrees F). You need to wear cool, comfortable clothing. Protect yourself against sunburn, and do not stay outdoors in the sunshine for any length of time.

Historical Weather in May

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