Average Temperatures for Texas in May





Average temperatures for May at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout Texas are listed below.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Central Texas, South Central Texas, East Texas, Gulf Coast and West Texas.

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.

North Central Texas

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
83 63 Athens 28 17
86 66 College Station 30 19
85 66 Dallas 29 19
83 63 Denton 28 17
82 64 Fort Worth 28 18
84 63 Killeen 29 17
83 62 McKinney 28 17
80 62 Sherman 27 16
85 63 Waco 30 17
84 60 Wichita Falls 29 15

South Central Texas

Normal temperatures for May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
90 71 Alice 32 21
87 67 Austin 31 19
88 67 Choke Canyon Lake Dam 31 20
97 72 Falcon Lake Dam 36 22
84 63 Fredericksburg 29 17
89 70 Kingsville 32 21
94 72 Laredo 35 22
89 62 Midland 31 17
85 64 New Braunfels 29 18
87 66 San Antonio 30 19

East Texas

May temperature averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
81 63 Lake Fork 27 17
84 62 Longview 29 17
85 63 Lufkin 29 17
85 66 Sam Rayburn Lake Dam 30 19
82 62 Texarkana 28 17
85 62 Toledo Bend Reservoir Dam 29 16
84 64 Tyler 29 18

Gulf Coast

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
82 71 Aransas Wildlife Refuge 28 22
85 68 Beaumont 30 20
90 74 Brownsville 32 23
87 71 Corpus Christi 31 22
84 72 Galveston 29 22
86 69 Houston 30 21
92 71 McAllen 33 22
84 74 South Padre Island 29 23
87 68 Victoria 30 20

West Texas

Average temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
86 62 Abilene 30 17
81 53 Amarillo 27 11
90 67 Del Rio 32 20
89 62 El Paso 32 17
79 55 Guadalupe Mountains Park 26 13
98 64 Lajitas, Big Bend Park 36 18
84 57 Lubbock 29 14
87 61 Odessa 30 16
88 61 San Angelo 31 16
Reference

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

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