May weather forecast and climate
Huntington Beach, CA

The beautiful Huntington Beach, California, with a view of the pier and houses
The beautiful Huntington Beach, California, with a view of the pier and houses

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Huntington Beach, is also an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between max 66.7°F (19.3°C) and min 57°F (13.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still enjoyable 66.7°F (19.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 57°F (13.9°C).

Humidity

In Huntington Beach, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

Rainfall

In Huntington Beach, in May, during 3.8 rainfall days, 0.2" (5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Huntington Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 62.4 days and collects up to 8.94" (227mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Huntington Beach, in May, the average water temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 62.2°F (16.8°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Huntington Beach is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Huntington Beach is 11h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Huntington Beach is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Huntington Beach?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Huntington Beach, California, is 66.7°F (19.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 57°F (13.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Huntington Beach?

In Huntington Beach, California, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Huntington Beach?

In Huntington Beach, in May, it is raining for 3.8 days, with typically 0.2" (5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in May in Huntington Beach?

In Huntington Beach, in May, the average water temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 62.2°F (16.8°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Huntington Beach have in May?

In Huntington Beach, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Huntington Beach have in May?

In Huntington Beach, the average sunshine in May is 11h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Huntington Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Huntington Beach, California, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average temperature in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.7°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (75°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (62.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (64.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (53.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average pressure in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.1").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and September (29.89").

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Average wind speed in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average wind speed in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average humidity in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (60%).

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Average rainfall in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average rainfall in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.08").

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Average rainfall days in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (7.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (3.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average sea temperature in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 62.2°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (67.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.5°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (25 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average UV index in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are July, August and September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 22

Months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 24).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Huntington Beach, CA

Average visibility in May - Huntington Beach, CA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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