Palm Springs, CA Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Palm Springs, CA during May the average high temperature is 95.3°F. The hottest day on record was May 29, 1983 when the temperature hit 115.9°F.

Palm Springs, CA daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 62.9°F, with the lowest temperature of 41.7°F being recorded on May 2, 1999. In May it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Palm Springs, CA is 0.49 inches with rain usually falling on between 0 and 1 days. 2012 was the driest May with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1981 was the wettest May with 12.22 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 13 May 1981 when 1.89 inches of rain fell.

In May there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in May.