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Weather Averages for Las Vegas in May
Averages for Las Vegas in May
Temperatures in May in Vegas start to rise considerably.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in May has been 43°C, that's 109°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 8°C, about 46°F.
The humidity remains very low, though, so the heat will be suprisingly bearable, compared to how it may have otherwise been in places with high humidity and heat.
May sees on average 12 hours of sunshine a day.
Another dry month, there is on average 6.9 mm of rain over the space of 3 days in May.
May is a great time of year to get involved in the outdoor activities on offer in Vegas, but be sure to protect yourself with a decent sun cream.
You will only need to pack light, summery clothes for your stay.
The Main Events to attend in May are:
Sam Boyd Stadium hosts this racing competition during the first week of May.
Cinco de Mayo
Freedom Park is the center of festivities in this annual celebration sponsored by the Mexican Patriotic Committee, which includes clowns, parades, food boths and celebrations in local bars and parks throughout Las Vegas, held on the weekend, culminating on the Sunday, closest to May 5.
Radio Station KLUC 98.5 hosts the latest in live music at the Sam Boyd Stadium,
around the middle of May.
- Stars, Cars & Guitars Motorhead Festival
- For the entire family, the Cars Stars & Guitars Motorhead Festival rocks with tons of awesome street rods, bikes, classics, trucks, exotics, and collector vehicles. Related events include The Wing Thing to determine who rates the Real Brag’N Rights for the “Best Wings in Las Vegas."
In mid to late May, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, in Rancho Mirage, hosts a special program and raffle to benefit research on a cure for myeloma.
Jazz in the Park
From mid-May to mid-June, Clark County Parks and Community Services and radio stations KUNV and KNPR host a series of evening outdoor concerts at the Clark County Government Center amphitheater.
The Aladdin Resort and Casino is where 64 top programmers from around the world vie for $150,000 in prizes during TopCoder Open finals for competition that begins earlier in the year on-line in component design, algorithm, and more.