May weather forecast and climate
Jerusalem, Israel

Buildings serving as churches, temples, and mosques in Jerusalem, Israel
Buildings serving as churches, temples, and mosques in Jerusalem, Israel
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Jerusalem, Israel, with average temperature fluctuating between 18.4°C (65.1°F) and 29.1°C (84.4°F).

Temperature

In Jerusalem, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from 24.8°C (76.6°F) in April, to a still warm 29.1°C (84.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Jerusalem, is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Heat index

In May, the average heat index is estimated at 29.3°C (84.7°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 46%, May is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Jerusalem, in May, during 2.3 rainfall days, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Jerusalem, during the entire year, the rain falls for 45.2 days and collects up to 95mm (3.74") of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall in Jerusalem.

Daylight

In Jerusalem, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Jerusalem, Israel, the average sunshine in May is 12h.

UV index

In Jerusalem, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Jerusalem?

In May, in Jerusalem, the average high-temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 29.3°C (84.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Jerusalem?

May is the least humid month in Jerusalem, Israel, with an average relative humidity of 46%.

What is the average humidity in May in Jerusalem?

In May, the average relative humidity in Jerusalem is 46%.

How much does it rain in Jerusalem in May?

In May, in Jerusalem, Israel, the rain falls for 2.3 days. Throughout May, 4mm (0.16") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Jerusalem?

In Jerusalem, Israel, snow does not fall in March through November.

How many hours of daylight does Jerusalem have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Jerusalem, Israel, is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Jerusalem have in May?

In Jerusalem, Israel, the average sunshine in May is 12h.

How high is the UV index in May in Jerusalem?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Jerusalem, Israel, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 18.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average pressure in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007.3mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.5km/h).

Average humidity in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average humidity in May: 46%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (46%).

Average rainfall in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average rainfall in May: 4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (20mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (7.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2mm).
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average sunshine days in May: 27.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (20.1 days).

Average UV index in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average cloud cover in May: 9

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 26).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 3).

Average visibility in May - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).