May weather forecast
Lakewood, CO

The scenic setting of Lakewood, Colorado, a unique view of the iconic Belmar Park
The scenic setting of Lakewood, Colorado, a unique view of the iconic Belmar Park

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Lakewood, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 65.8°F (18.8°C) and 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a mild 57.2°F (14°C) in April to a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Lakewood, Colorado, is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Lakewood is 52%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 18.2 days and typically aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Lakewood. During 1.8 snowfall days, Lakewood aggregates 2.72" (69mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 43.5 snowfall days, and 35.67" (906mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lakewood, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of May, in Lakewood, Colorado, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 8:21 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Lakewood, Colorado, is 11.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. 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 temperature in May in Lakewood?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Lakewood, Colorado, is 65.8°F (18.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lakewood?

In Lakewood, the average relative humidity in May is 52%.

What is the wettest month in Lakewood?

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 18.2 days and typically aggregates up to 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Lakewood?

In Lakewood, in May, during 18.2 rainfall days, 2.36" (60mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Lakewood?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Lakewood. During 1.8 snowfall days, in May, Lakewood aggregates 2.72" (69mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in May in Lakewood, Colorado, is 14h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Lakewood?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, in Lakewood, sunrise is at 5:34 am and sunset at 8:21 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lakewood?

The average sunshine duration in May in Lakewood is 11.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lakewood?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Lakewood, Colorado, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Lakewood, CO

Average temperature in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (20.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Lakewood, CO

Average pressure in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.92"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Lakewood, CO

Average wind speed in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Lakewood, CO

Average humidity in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 52%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (66%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

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Average rainfall in May
Lakewood, CO

Average rainfall in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.36"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.36").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in May
Lakewood, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Lakewood, CO

Average snowfall in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 2.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (6.26").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Lakewood, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 12min

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Lakewood, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Lakewood, CO

Average UV index in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Lakewood, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Lakewood, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 26).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in May
Lakewood, CO

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

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

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