Death Valley National Park
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Death Valley National Park, CA

Amargosa Range
Amargosa Range's Zabriskie point located in the Death Valley National Park IN California
May, the last month of the spring, in Death Valley National Park, is a very hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 100.6°F (38.1°C) and min 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Temperature

In Death Valley National Park, the average high-temperature rises, from a hot 90.5°F (32.5°C) in April, to a torrid 100.6°F (38.1°C). The average low-temperature, in Death Valley National Park, California, is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

Rainfall

May is the month with the least rainfall in Death Valley National Park. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 0" (0.8mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

In Death Valley National Park, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in May in Death Valley National Park?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 100.6°F (38.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 72.7°F (22.6°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Death Valley National Park?

In May, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout May, 0" (0.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Death Valley National Park?

May is the month with the least rainfall in Death Valley National Park, California. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 0" (0.8mm) of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Death Valley National Park?

The average length of the day in May in Death Valley National Park is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Death Valley National Park have in May?

In Death Valley National Park, the average sunshine in May is 12h.

How high is the UV index in May in Death Valley National Park?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 100.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (116.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (65.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 72.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (88°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (38.3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (0.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0").

Average rainfall days in May - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February, March and December (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Death Valley National Park, 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).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 13h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Death Valley National Park, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 10).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).