Kunming Weather in May

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It is warm during the day and cool at night. The maximum temperature is 25 °C (77 °F) and the minimum temperature is 14 °C (58 °F). The temperature difference between day and night is small. A T-shirt and a light jacket are enough during May, but wear more layers in the evening. Rainfall is higher than previous months, and May is not such a dry month. Ultraviolet radiation is strong, so use sunscreen with SPF 12-15 and PA+ to protect your skin when outdoors.

May marks the beginning of the busy travel season. At this time, hotel rates are often higher than usual, and tourist attractions are crowded. If you plan to visit Kunming during this period, book your reservations in advance and see our Kunming tours, or have us tailor-make a tour to Kunming for you. See our Kunming Tours.

Kunming Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
May   1 75 °F 23.89 °C 53 °F 11.67 °C
May   2 76 °F 24.44 °C 53 °F 11.67 °C
May   3 76 °F 24.44 °C 53 °F 11.67 °C
May   4 76 °F 24.44 °C 54 °F 12.22 °C
May   5 76 °F 24.44 °C 54 °F 12.22 °C
May   6 76 °F 24.44 °C 54 °F 12.22 °C
May   7 76 °F 24.44 °C 54 °F 12.22 °C
May   8 76 °F 24.44 °C 55 °F 12.78 °C
May   9 76 °F 24.44 °C 55 °F 12.78 °C
May   10 76 °F 24.44 °C 55 °F 12.78 °C
May   11 76 °F 24.44 °C 56 °F 13.33 °C
May   12 76 °F 24.44 °C 56 °F 13.33 °C
May   13 76 °F 24.44 °C 56 °F 13.33 °C
May   14 76 °F 24.44 °C 56 °F 13.33 °C
May   15 76 °F 24.44 °C 57 °F 13.89 °C
May   16 76 °F 24.44 °C 57 °F 13.89 °C
May   17 76 °F 24.44 °C 57 °F 13.89 °C
May   18 76 °F 24.44 °C 57 °F 13.89 °C
May   19 76 °F 24.44 °C 57 °F 13.89 °C
May   20 76 °F 24.44 °C 58 °F 14.44 °C
May   21 76 °F 24.44 °C 58 °F 14.44 °C
May   22 76 °F 24.44 °C 58 °F 14.44 °C
May   23 76 °F 24.44 °C 58 °F 14.44 °C
May   24 76 °F 24.44 °C 58 °F 14.44 °C
May   25 76 °F 24.44 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   26 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   27 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   28 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   29 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   30 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C
May   31 75 °F 23.89 °C 59 °F 15 °C

Kunming Climate Information by Month

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