Kingston
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Canada

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Kingston, Canada, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.1°C (44.8°F) and 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a cool 10.3°C (50.5°F) in April, to a comfortable 16.4°C (61.5°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, during 12.9 rainfall days, 76.9mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kingston, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 808.9mm (31.8") of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, the average seawater temperature in May is 5.6°C (42.1°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kingston is 14.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Kingston is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Kingston, Canada, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kingston, is 16.4°C (61.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

How much does it rain in Kingston in May?

In May, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout May, 76.9mm (3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Kingston in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Kingston?

May through September are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in May in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, in May, the average water temperature is 5.6°C (42.1°F). Swimming in 5.6°C (42.1°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kingston?

In May, the average length of the day in Kingston, Canada, is 14.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Kingston, Canada, is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kingston?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall in May: 76.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (93.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (395mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in May: 5.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in May - Kingston, Canada
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).