Tahoe City
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Tahoe City, CA

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Tahoe City, California, with average temperature varying between 32°F (0°C) and 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

In Tahoe City, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a fresh 50°F (10°C) in April, to a moderate 59°F (15°C). In Tahoe City, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Rainfall

In Tahoe City, during May, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.2" (30mm) of precipitation. In Tahoe City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 69 days and collects up to 31.2" (793mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Tahoe City is 12h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Tahoe City is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Tahoe City?

In Tahoe City, California, in May, the average high-temperature is 59°F (15°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Tahoe City?

In May, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout May, 1.2" (30mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Tahoe City have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Tahoe City is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Tahoe City?

In Tahoe City, California, the average sunshine in May is 12h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Tahoe City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Tahoe City, California, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 32°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (43°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (19°F).

Average rainfall in May - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (5.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Tahoe City, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August, September and October (4 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Tahoe City, 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: 12h

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

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