May weather forecast
Richmond, IN

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Weather in May

May introduces Richmond residents to warmer weather, and rainfall is highest this month with 3.11in. Despite scattered showers, the weather remains pleasant, with venturing outdoors becoming more appealing. Nature lovers and cyclists enjoy May's weather in the parks and nature reserves around the city. The local café terraces are full of people sipping their coffee in the warmth of the sun. May in Richmond holds the promise of sun-kissed days and stroll-worthy weather.

Temperature

In Richmond, the average high-temperature in May increases from a refreshing 60.4°F (15.8°C) in April to an agreeable 71.1°F (21.7°C). May nights observe an average temperature dip to a fresh 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Richmond is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 19.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Richmond.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 8:34 pm. On the last day of May, in Richmond, Indiana, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 9:01 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Richmond is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Richmond is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, a regular UV index of 5 translates into these guidelines:
Prioritize safety - Suggestions to prevent sun damage are offered. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Counter UV radiation's ill effects with clothing designed for sun safety and UV-resistant eyewear.

Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Richmond?

The high-temperature in Richmond during May is 71.1°F (21.7°C) and the low-temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in May is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Richmond?

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 19.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Richmond?

In May, in Richmond, Indiana, the rain falls for 19.3 days. Throughout May, 3.11" (79mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Richmond?

In Richmond, Indiana, snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Richmond in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in May?

In Richmond, the average day length in May is 14h and 23min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Richmond?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:38 am and sunset at 8:34 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 9:01 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Richmond?

In Richmond, Indiana, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Richmond, IN

Average temperature in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

Average pressure in May
Richmond, IN

Average pressure in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Richmond, IN

Average wind speed in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

Average humidity in May
Richmond, IN

Average humidity in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (75%).

Average rainfall in May
Richmond, IN

Average rainfall in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.11"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.5").

Average rainfall days in May
Richmond, IN

Average rainfall days in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in May
Richmond, IN

Average snowfall in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.28").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Richmond, IN

Average snowfall days in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Richmond, IN

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 4min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in May
Richmond, IN

Average sunshine days in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.8 days).

Average UV index in May
Richmond, IN

Average UV index in May - Richmond, IN
  • 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, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May
Richmond, IN

Average cloud cover in May - Richmond, IN
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May
Richmond, IN

Average visibility in May - Richmond, IN
  • 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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