Average Weather in May in Temecula California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 3°F, from 74°F to 77°F, rarely falling below 64°F or exceeding 86°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 51°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 60°F.
For reference, on August 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Temecula typically range from 63°F to 89°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 65°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Temecula experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 28% to 21%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 79% of the time.
For reference, on February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on September 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 89%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Temecula, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is decreasing, starting the month at 6% and ending it at 1%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 21% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on June 23.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Temecula is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 0.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.1 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.4 inches or falls below -0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Temecula, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 42 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 23 seconds, and weekly increase of 9 minutes, 43 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 13 hours, 31 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 14 hours, 13 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Temecula is 6:00 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 20 minutes earlier at 5:39 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:31 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 21 minutes later at 7:53 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Temecula during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:39 AM and sets 14 hours, 23 minutes later, at 8:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:48 AM and sets 9 hours, 56 minutes later, at 4:44 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Temecula is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 8, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Temecula is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 6.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.3 miles per hour, while on September 8, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Temecula is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Temecula is gradually increasing during May, rising by 2°F, from 62°F to 64°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Temecula typically lasts for 12 months (361 days), from around January 6 to around January 2, rarely starting after February 24, or ending before November 27.
The month of May in Temecula is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Temecula are increasing during May, increasing by 405°F, from 849°F to 1,254°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Temecula is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 7.6 kWh to 8.2 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Temecula are 33.494 deg latitude, -117.148 deg longitude, and 1,161 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Temecula contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 915 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,179 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,055 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,490 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Temecula is covered by shrubs (56%), artificial surfaces (31%), and grassland (10%), within 10 miles by shrubs (69%) and grassland (18%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (52%) and water (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Temecula year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Temecula.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Temecula according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Temecula is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Temecula and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Oceanside, Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station (28%, 29 kilometers, southwest); March Air Reserve Base (24%, 46 kilometers, north); Ramona Airport (19%, 55 kilometers, southeast); El Toro Mcas (16%, 58 kilometers, west); and Palm Springs International Airport (13%, 70 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .