May weather forecast
Milton, DE

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Weather in May

May experiences the second highest level of rainfall in Milton, Delaware at 1.02" (26mm), bringing considerable moisture to the city. This month commends itself as a junction of two seasons with the mercury pushing temperatures higher, hinting at the arrival of summer. The extended daylight duration of 14.3h offers ample time for residents to embrace the outdoors. The lash of wind that ruled the previous months shows a decline, setting a calm milieu. The hike in humidity to 80% manifests itself in the form of vibrant greenery all around.

Temperature

With the onset of May, Milton's average high-temperature sees a modest rise, moving from April's mild 59.9°F (15.5°C) to a pleasant 68.5°F (20.3°C). Milton's temperature in May lowers to a consistent average of 57.6°F (14.2°C) during the nights.

Humidity

May is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In Milton, in May, it is raining for 12.9 days, with typically 1.02" (26mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Milton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.9 days and collects up to 11.34" (288mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall. May is the first month it typically snows. Throughout May, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 10.7 snowfall days, and 1.97" (50mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 18min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:19 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.3h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The UV index of 6 during May leads to these advisories:
Resist overexposure. Safeguarding from solar damage is indispensable. Avoid direct exposure to the Sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation, noting that objects like parasols or canopies might not offer complete sun protection. Sun protection is enhanced with clothing that boasts a tight weave yet offers a loose fit. Take careful note! The UV radiation of the Sun can be nearly doubled by snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in May?

Milton in May has an average high-temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 57.6°F (14.2°C).

What is the most humid month?

The most humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in May?

The average relative humidity in May is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May?

In May, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout May, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow?

May is the first month it typically snows in Milton. Throughout May, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Milton have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 18min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:02 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:19 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Milton have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 9.3h.

When is the highest UV index?

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in May?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Milton, DE

Average temperature in May - Milton, DE
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in May
Milton, DE

Average pressure in May - Milton, DE
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Milton, DE

Average wind speed in May - Milton, DE
  • Average wind speed in May: 9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.1mph).

Average humidity in May
Milton, DE

Average humidity in May - Milton, DE
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

Average rainfall in May
Milton, DE

Average rainfall in May - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.63").

Average rainfall days in May
Milton, DE

Average rainfall days in May - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in May
Milton, DE

Average snowfall in May - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.75").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Milton, DE

Average snowfall days in May - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Milton, DE

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Milton, DE
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in May
Milton, DE

Average sunshine days in May - Milton, DE
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

Average UV index in May
Milton, DE

Average UV index in May - Milton, DE
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May
Milton, DE

Average cloud cover in May - Milton, DE
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in May
Milton, DE

Average visibility in May - Milton, DE
  • 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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