Carlsbad, NM Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Carlsbad, NM during May the average high temperature is 89.5°F. The hottest day on record was May 23, 2000 when the temperature hit 108.7°F.

Carlsbad, NM daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 57.6°F, with the lowest temperature of 34.0°F being recorded on May 3, 2011. In May it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Carlsbad, NM is 1.17 inches with rain usually falling on between 5 and 6 days. 1944 was the driest May with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1992 was the wettest May with 5.40 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 23 May 1987 when 4.06 inches of rain fell.

In May it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. Tornados are reported on 0 and 1 days in May. There are thunderstorms on between 4 and 5 days in May.