What’s the weather like in Los Angeles in May?
During the month of May, Los Angeles is warm and dry, making this a popular month for visiting the city away from the busy high season. The sea’s still quite cold at this time of year so you’ll need to be brave if you want to go swimming, but there’s plenty of sun for sightseeing, hiking or relaxing on the beach.
In May the average temperature in Los Angeles is 17°C, with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. With just 10mm of rain expected over the course of the month, the chance of wet weather’s very low but it’s worth bringing a light waterproof just in case. On average around half of the days in May are sunny, so make sure you take high factor sun cream to protect yourself from UV rays. At the start of the month, the sun rises at 6am and sets at around 7.30pm.