May weather forecast and climate
Manhattan Beach, CA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also an enjoyable month in Manhattan Beach, California, with average temperature ranging between min 56.7°F (13.7°C) and max 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Temperature

In Manhattan Beach, California, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - a still enjoyable 67.8°F (19.9°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 56.7°F (13.7°C).

Humidity

In Manhattan Beach, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In Manhattan Beach, during May, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 54.5 rainfall days, and 7.91" (201mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Manhattan Beach is 62.1°F (16.7°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 62.1°F (16.7°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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Manhattan Beach is 11h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Manhattan Beach is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Manhattan Beach?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Manhattan Beach, California, is 67.8°F (19.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.7°F (13.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Manhattan Beach?

In Manhattan Beach, the average relative humidity in May is 70%.

How much does it rain in Manhattan Beach in May?

In Manhattan Beach, during May, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of precipitation.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Manhattan Beach?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Manhattan Beach is 62.1°F (16.7°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 62.1°F (16.7°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 Manhattan Beach have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Manhattan Beach?

In May, the average sunshine is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Manhattan Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Manhattan Beach is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average temperature in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (62.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.7°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (52.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average pressure in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.1").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and September (29.9").

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Average wind speed in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average wind speed in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average humidity in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (57%).

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Average rainfall in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average rainfall in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (1.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (6.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average sea temperature in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 62.1°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (67.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (58.3°F).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Manhattan 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: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is 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
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 22.9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and October (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (19.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average UV index in May - Manhattan 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 January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 20

Months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 23).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Manhattan Beach, CA

Average visibility in May - Manhattan 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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