Palm Springs
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Palm Springs, CA

Palm trees at the base of the outstanding San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California
Palm trees at the base of the outstanding San Jacinto Mountains in Palm Springs, California
May, the last month of the spring, in Palm Springs, is a sweltering month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 95.7°F (35.4°C) and an average low of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Temperature

In Palm Springs, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a tropical 87.6°F (30.9°C) in April, to a torrid 95.7°F (35.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Palm Springs, California, is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Rainfall

May and June are months with the least rain in Palm Springs when the rain falls for 0.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0" (0.5mm) of rain.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Palm Springs is 10h.

UV index

In Palm Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Palm Springs?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Palm Springs, California, is 95.7°F (35.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C).

How much does it rain in Palm Springs in May?

In Palm Springs, California, in May, it is raining for 0.2 days, with typically 0" (0.5mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Palm Springs?

Months with the least rainfall in Palm Springs are May and June Rain falls for 0.2 days and accumulates 0" (0.5mm) of rain.

How many hours of daylight does Palm Springs have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Palm Springs have in May?

In Palm Springs, California, the average sunshine in May is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Palm Springs?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Palm Springs is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 95.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (108.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (69.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 64.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (77.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (44.1°F).

Average rainfall in May - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (1.2").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are May and June (0").

Average rainfall days in May - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in May - Palm Springs, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).