May weather forecast
Cambridge, MD

A long pier leading the large and highly set Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Maryland
A long pier leading the large and highly set Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Maryland

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Cambridge, Maryland, with an average temperature varying between 71.6°F (22°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C) in April to a pleasant 71.6°F (22°C). In Cambridge, in May, the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Cambridge is May, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 11.4 days. Throughout May, 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Cambridge, Maryland, there are 109.9 rainfall days, and 10.91" (277mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Cambridge, Maryland.

Ocean temperature

In Cambridge, Maryland, the average water temperature is 51.8°F (11°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 17min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of May, in Cambridge, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:22 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Cambridge is 9.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, Maryland, in May, the average high-temperature is 71.6°F (22°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Cambridge?

May is the most humid month in Cambridge, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in May in Cambridge?

The average relative humidity in May in Cambridge is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, Maryland, during May, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Cambridge?

April through October are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in May in Cambridge?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Cambridge is 51.8°F (11°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In May, the average day length in Cambridge, Maryland, is 14h and 17min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Cambridge?

On the first day of May in Cambridge, Maryland, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:22 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Cambridge?

The average sunshine duration in May in Cambridge is 9.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Cambridge?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Cambridge?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Cambridge, Maryland, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Cambridge, MD

Average temperature in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Cambridge, MD

Average pressure in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Cambridge, MD

Average wind speed in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Cambridge, MD

Average humidity in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cambridge, MD

Average rainfall in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in May
Cambridge, MD

Average rainfall days in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.6 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and November (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Cambridge, MD

Average snowfall in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.51").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Cambridge, MD

Average snowfall days in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Cambridge, MD

Average sea temperature in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average sea temperature in May: 52°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cambridge, MD

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 17min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cambridge, MD

Average sunshine days in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (16.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cambridge, MD

Average UV index in May - Cambridge, MD
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cambridge, MD

Average cloud cover in May - Cambridge, MD
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Cambridge, MD

Average visibility in May - Cambridge, MD
  • 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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