South Lake Tahoe
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
South Lake Tahoe, CA

Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
Stunning view of the Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California, with a side view of the mountain slope
Mayo, the last month of the spring, in South Lake Tahoe, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Temperature

In Mayo, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 54.1°F (12.3°C) in Abril, to a comfortable 63.5°F (17.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Mayo, is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Rainfall

In South Lake Tahoe, California, in Mayo, during 6.3 rainfall days, 0.97" (24.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 73.6 rainfall days, and 16.43" (417.4mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in South Lake Tahoe are Enero through Junio, Noviembre and Diciembre. During Mayo, South Lake Tahoe regularly aggregates up to 4.3" (109.2mm) of snow. In South Lake Tahoe, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 143.4" (3642.3mm).

Daylight

In South Lake Tahoe, California, the average length of the day in Mayo is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In South Lake Tahoe, the average sunshine is 11h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in South Lake Tahoe is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in Mayo interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in Mayo in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, in Mayo, the average high-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C).

How many days does it rain in Mayo in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, in Mayo, it is raining for 6.3 days, with typically 0.97" (24.6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in South Lake Tahoe in Mayo?

During Mayo, South Lake Tahoe regularly aggregates up to 4.3" (109.2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does South Lake Tahoe have in Mayo?

In Mayo, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in Mayo in South Lake Tahoe?

The average sunshine in Mayo is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in Mayo in South Lake Tahoe?

In South Lake Tahoe, the average daily maximum UV index in Mayo is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 63.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 32.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°F).

Average rainfall in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.8").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June and September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average snowfall in May: 4.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is November (40").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July, August, September and October (0").

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

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

Average UV index in May - South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 9

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