Portland is a city located in the U.S. state of Oregon, near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. Approximately 2,260,000 people live in the Portland metropolitan area, the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Because of its public transportation networks and efficient land-use planning, Portland has been referred to as one of the most environmentally friendly, or "green" cities in the world. Portland has a variety of places to enjoy the outdoors, local culture and trends, entertainment, food and drinks, nightlife, and a great community!

Climate and weather

May in Portland is some of the best time to be in the Rose City! As we leave April showers and approach the summery weather of June and July, the average temperature will typically be around 67º F (20º C).

On average, May in Portland means approximately 2.1 inches of rainfall. As you prepare for the DrupalCon 2013 Portland conference, do not forget to pack a good raincoat! Generally, it will not be overwhelming or cold, but it tends to sprinkle or briefly rain. Concerned about the weather? Check it quickly as you are packing.


Portland’s timezone in May is in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) or UTC -7. Visit Time & Date for the current Portland time.