May weather forecast
Gunnison, CO

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Gunnison, Colorado, with an average temperature ranging between min 30.4°F (-0.9°C) and max 56.8°F (13.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from a frosty 44.4°F (6.9°C) in April to a mild 56.8°F (13.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 30.4°F (-0.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Gunnison is 54%.

Rainfall

In Gunnison, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation. In Gunnison, during the entire year, the rain falls for 83.5 days and collects up to 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Gunnison are January through June, August, October through December. In Gunnison, snow falls for 5.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.35" (85mm) of snow. In Gunnison, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.9 days and aggregates up to 41.65" (1058mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Gunnison is 14h and 17min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:59 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:25 pm MDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Gunnison, Colorado, is 11.6h.

UV index

In Gunnison, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Gunnison?

The average relative humidity in May in Gunnison, Colorado, is 54%.

How many days does it rain in May in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, in May, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gunnison in May?

In May, it is snowing for 5.5 days. Throughout May, 3.35" (85mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

In May, the average day length is 14h and 17min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Gunnison?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:59 pm. On the last day of the month, in Gunnison, Colorado, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:25 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, the average sunshine duration in May is 11.6h.

How high is the UV index in May in Gunnison?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gunnison, Colorado, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Gunnison, CO

Average temperature in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 56.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 30.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gunnison, CO

Average pressure in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Gunnison, CO

Average wind speed in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gunnison, CO

Average humidity in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 3.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.97").
The months with the least snowfall are July and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Gunnison, CO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.8 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gunnison, CO

Average UV index in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gunnison, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in May
Gunnison, CO

Average visibility in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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