May weather forecast
Branford, CT

Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut
Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Branford, Connecticut, with an average temperature fluctuating between 65.3°F (18.5°C) and 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Temperature

In Branford, the average high-temperature in May increases from a fresh 54.9°F (12.7°C) in April to an enjoyable 65.3°F (18.5°C). In Branford, Connecticut, the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Humidity

In Branford, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

Rainfall

In Branford, Connecticut, it is raining for 16.9 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Branford, there are 167.7 rainfall days, and 35.67" (906mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Branford are January through May, November and December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Branford. During 0.1 snowfall days, Branford aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Branford, there are 26.4 snowfall days, and 10.12" (257mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Branford, Connecticut, is 14h and 31min.
On the first day of May in Branford, Connecticut, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 7:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:20 am and sunset at 8:17 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

In Branford, the average daily maximum UV index in May 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: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
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 Branford?

In Branford, Connecticut, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How much does it rain in Branford in May?

In Branford, Connecticut, in May, it is raining for 16.9 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Branford?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Branford, Connecticut. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Branford aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

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

In May, the average day length in Branford is 14h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Branford?

On the first day of May in Branford, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 7:48 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:20 am and sunset at 8:17 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Branford?

The average sunshine duration in May is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Branford?

In Branford, Connecticut, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Branford, CT

Average temperature in May - Branford, CT
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 51.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Branford, CT

Average pressure in May - Branford, CT
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Branford, CT

Average wind speed in May - Branford, CT
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Branford, CT

Average humidity in May - Branford, CT
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Branford, CT

Average rainfall in May - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Branford, CT

Average rainfall days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Branford, CT

Average snowfall in May - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.11").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Branford, CT

Average snowfall days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Branford, CT

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Branford, CT
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Branford, CT

Average sunshine days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Branford, CT

Average UV index in May - Branford, CT
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Branford, CT

Average cloud cover in May - Branford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Branford, CT

Average visibility in May - Branford, CT
  • 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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