Carmel-by-the-Sea
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California
Magnificent surroundings of luxurious homes in Carmel-by-the-Sea Town, California
May, the last month of the spring, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 50°F (10°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a still comfortable 66.9°F (19.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, is 50°F (10°C).

Rainfall

Throughout May, 0.5" (12.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, 20.4" (516.9mm) of rain is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, the average seawater temperature in May is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

What is the temperature in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In May, the average high-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 50°F (10°C).

How much does it rain in Carmel-by-the-Sea in May?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in May, 0.5" (12.7mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Carmel-by-the-Sea?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, in May, the average water temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C). Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Carmel-by-the-Sea have in May?

In Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.
Average temperature in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (71.1°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (60.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 50°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (53.1°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (43°F).

Average rainfall in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (4.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0.1").

Average sea temperature in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 54.2°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (58.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (53.8°F).

Average daylight in May - Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).