Average May Temperatures at Cities in California





Average daily high and low temperatures for May at dozens of cities throughout California are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to separate tables for cities in Southern California and Northern California.

The tables give the normal maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Northern California

May temperature averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
79 54 Antioch 26 12
70 49 Berkeley 21 10
81 52 Chico 27 11
73 45 Clearlake 23 7
78 53 Concord 26 12
81 52 Davis 27 11
60 48 Eureka 15 9
78 52 Fairfield 25 11
71 52 Fremont 22 11
83 58 Fresno 28 14
71 47 Grass Valley 22 8
69 52 Hayward 21 11
77 50 Livermore 25 10
82 53 Madera 28 12
82 52 Merced 28 11
82 54 Modesto 28 12
77 50 Napa 25 10
71 53 Newark 21 12
69 53 Oakland 20 12
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
73 50 Palo Alto 23 10
72 47 Petaluma 22 9
84 56 Porterville 29 14
82 55 Red Bluff 28 13
82 54 Redding 28 12
73 50 Redwood City 23 10
69 52 Richmond 21 11
81 54 Sacramento 27 12
64 51 San Francisco 18 11
74 52 San Jose 23 11
72 51 San Rafael 22 10
75 48 Santa Rosa 24 9
76 46 Sonora 24 8
83 54 Stockton 28 12
80 55 Tracy 27 13
80 57 Turlock 27 14
76 47 Ukiah 25 9
83 53 Vacaville 28 12
78 51 Vallejo 26 11
69 49 Watsonville 21 9
82 52 Woodland 28 11
82 52 Yuba City 28 11

Southern California

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
78 58 Anaheim 26 15
84 58 Bakersfield 29 14
75 55 Burbank 24 13
69 58 Chula Vista 21 14
94 63 El Centro 34 17
77 56 Escondido 25 14
76 58 Fullerton 24 15
84 55 Hanford 29 13
79 56 Irvine 26 13
82 53 Lancaster 28 12
73 58 Long Beach 23 14
74 58 Los Angeles 23 15
65 58 Oceanside 18 14
80 56 Ontario 27 13
68 54 Oxnard 20 12
83 53 Palmdale 28 12
78 54 Pasadena 26 12
78 54 Pomona 26 12
80 55 Riverside 27 13
68 50 Salinas 20 10
70 60 San Diego 21 16
72 49 San Luis Obispo 22 10
75 58 Santa Ana 24 15
72 54 Santa Barbara 22 12
71 49 Santa Cruz 22 9
72 55 Torrance 22 13
81 51 Victorville 27 11
81 55 Visalia 27 13
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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