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May Bakersfield Weather 
May Bakersfield Weather
Record High: 107°F
Normal High: 84°F
Normal Low: 57°F
Record Low: 37°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.24"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 0.81"

Bakersfield Weather In May

The record high May temperature in Bakersfield California for the last 73 years was 107 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on May 22, 2001, and the regular high is 84. The lowest documented temperature in May for Bakersfield for the past 73 years was 37 most recently registered on May 30, 1988, and the mean daily low in the month is 57.

According to National Weather Service historical Bakersfield May Weather data, on May 6, 1964, the high temperature did not exceed 56 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Bakersfield in the past 73 years. Weather Service data also shows that on May 25, 1982, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 77 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Bakersfield in the last 73 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Bakersfield on May First averages 80 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 88 degrees. The daily low temperature in Bakersfield on May First averages 53 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 60 degrees.

Bakersfield typically receives an average of 0.24 inches of precipitation during the month. According to May Bakersfield Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in May was 0.81 inches on May 22, 1958.