Sacramento - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Sacramento, California was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Sacramento had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the California State University campus in Sacramento.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Sacramento
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
87 56 2021 31 13
85 57 2020 30 14
77 53 2019 25 12
81 54 2018 27 12
83 55 2017 28 13
83 56 2016 28 13
79 53 2015 26 12
86 56 2014 30 13
83 56 2013 29 13
83 54 2012 28 12
74 50 2011 23 10
75 50 2010 24 10
Number of days in May when the temperature in Sacramento rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2021 31 12
2020 31 8
2019 26 1
2018 30 3
2017 30 10
2016 28 8
2015 31 3
2014 31 13
2013 30 8
2012 30 9
2011 21 2
2010 21 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Sacramento during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Sacramento
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
0 2021 0.0 0
5 2020 0.3 8
8 2019 3.4 87
2 2018 0.4 11
1 2017 0.1 3
4 2016 0.6 15
1 2015 0.2 5
1 2014 0.0 0
3 2013 0.6 14
0 2012 0.0 0
7 2011 1.4 36
5 2010 0.8 21
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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