May weather forecast and climate
Madera, CA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Madera, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 82.6°F (28.1°C) and an average low of 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In Madera, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 82.6°F (28.1°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Madera is 45%.

Rainfall

In Madera, it is raining for 4.3 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Madera, during the entire year, the rain falls for 61.3 days and collects up to 12.99" (330mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Madera is 11.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Madera?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Madera, is 82.6°F (28.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 82.6°F (28.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Madera?

The average relative humidity in May in Madera, California, is 45%.

How many days does it rain in May in Madera?

In May, in Madera, California, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout May, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Madera have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Madera have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 11.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Madera?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Madera, California, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Madera, CA

Average temperature in May - Madera, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (38.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (13.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (5.6°C).

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Average pressure in May
Madera, CA

Average pressure in May - Madera, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 1014.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Madera, CA

Average wind speed in May - Madera, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (7.6km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Madera, CA

Average humidity in May - Madera, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (29%).

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Average rainfall in May
Madera, CA

Average rainfall in May - Madera, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (64mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Madera, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Madera, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Madera, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Madera, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Madera, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Madera, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 26.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (18.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Madera, CA

Average UV index in May - Madera, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Madera, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Madera, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 32).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in May
Madera, CA

Average visibility in May - Madera, CA
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (9km).

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