Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
May, the last month of the spring, in Augusta, is a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 65.1°F (18.4°C) and 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 53.1°F (11.7°C) in April, to a comfortable 65.1°F (18.4°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 44.6°F (7°C).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout May, 3.7" (93.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Augusta, Maine, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.4 days and collects up to 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Augusta, during the entire year, snow falls for 34 days, and aggregates up to 73.5" (1866.9mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Augusta is 14.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Augusta is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Augusta?

In Augusta, in May, the average high-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Augusta?

In May, in Augusta, the rain falls for 13.5 days. Throughout May, 3.7" (93.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Augusta in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Augusta, Maine, is 14.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Augusta is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in May: 18.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in May: 93.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (110.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (61.7mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (508mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).