Lake Charles, LA Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Lake Charles, LA during May the average high temperature is 85.0°F. The hottest day on record was May 21, 2005 when the temperature hit 99.0°F.

Lake Charles, LA daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 66.2°F, with the lowest temperature of 46.0°F being recorded on May 5, 2011. In May it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Lake Charles, LA is 4.20 inches with rain usually falling on between 8 and 9 days. 1943 was the driest May with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest May with 28.75 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 16 May 1980 when 13.43 inches of rain fell.

In May it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 6 and 6 days in May.