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May Weather In Santa Barbara  
May Santa Barbara Weather
Record High: 101°F
Normal High: 71°F
Normal Low: 50°F
Record Low: 36°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.23"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 19.67"

Santa Barbara Weather In May

In the last 74 years the highest measured May temperature in Santa Barbara was 101 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on May 26, 1968, and the typical high is 71. The coldest day reported in Santa Barbara in May for the past 74 years was 36 most recently registered on May 18, 1991, while the mean low daily temperature during the month is 50.

National Weather Service historical Santa Barbara May Weather data indicates that on May 26, 1920, the recorded high did not exceed 53 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Santa Barbara in the past 74 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on May 9, 1923, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 79 degrees, the highest low measured in Santa Barbara in the last 74 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Santa Barbara on May First averages 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 70 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Santa Barbara on May First is 49 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of May is 52 degrees.

Santa Barbara typically receives an average of 0.23 inches of precipitation during the month. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by May Santa Barbara Weather data, was 19.67 inches on May 4, 1915.