Lijiang Weather in May

Lijiang Weather in May

May in Lijiang is even warmer than April, with an average temperature staying between 11 and 23°C (52 – 74°F). There are barely any sunny days in May. It is mostly rainy, overcast, and cloudy. It is relatively warmer in the day time. But the plentiful rainfall decreases the temperature in the evening.

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
22 12 26 9
71.6 53.6 78.8 48.2

Cloudy Days: 14 days
Rainy Days: 17 days

What to wear and bring?

Early May

The rainfall is increasing in early May. Showers and light rains on overcast days may cause small fluctuations in the temperature. The average temperature stays between 11 and 22°C (52 – 75°F). Please bring rain gear for outings. It is recommended that you put on T-shirts in the day time and add thin jackets in the evening.

Mid-May

It is mostly cloudy in mid-May with frequent showers or moderate rains. Bring rain gear for outings. The average temperature stays between 13 and 24°C (55 – 75°F) and the lowest temperature in the evening can sometimes reach 10°C (50°F). It is recommended that you put on shirts in the day time and add hoodies in the evening as it can be a little cooler.

Late May

The rainfall surges in late May as moderate rains, downpour and showers are all frequent weather conditions. Do bring rain gear for outings. The torrential rain may bring down the temperature in late May. As the average temperature in late May is between 12 and 22°C (54 – 72°F), it can decrease to 12 to 18°C (54 – 64°F) when accompanied by heavy rains. It is recommended that you put on T-shirts and bring sports jackets in case of drastic swing of the temperature.

Historical Lijiang Weather in May

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