May weather forecast
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Chesapeake Beach, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from a comfortable 62.2°F (16.8°C) in April to a pleasant 71.2°F (21.8°C). In Chesapeake Beach, in May, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Chesapeake Beach, in May, during 13.6 rainfall days, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Chesapeake Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 132.3 days and collects up to 15.83" (402mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Chesapeake Beach, snow does not fall in April through October.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Chesapeake Beach is 57.7°F (14.3°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

In Chesapeake Beach, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 18min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of May, in Chesapeake Beach, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Chesapeake Beach is 9.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Chesapeake Beach. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 most humid month in Chesapeake Beach?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, May is the most humid month in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.

What is the average humidity in May in Chesapeake Beach?

The average relative humidity in May in Chesapeake Beach is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Chesapeake Beach?

In May, in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, the rain falls for 13.6 days. Throughout May, 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Chesapeake Beach?

April through October are months without snowfall in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Chesapeake Beach?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C). Swimming in 57.7°F (14.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Chesapeake Beach have in May?

In May, the average day length in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, is 14h and 18min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Chesapeake Beach?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Chesapeake Beach have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 9.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Chesapeake Beach?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chesapeake Beach?

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

Average temperature in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 58.3°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
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average pressure in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"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
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average wind speed in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average wind speed in May: 8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average humidity in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average rainfall in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average rainfall days in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average snowfall in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.75").
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
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average snowfall days in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average sea temperature in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average sea temperature in May: 57.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (78°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (45.9°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 18min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average sunshine days in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average UV index in May - Chesapeake Beach, 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
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average cloud cover in May - Chesapeake Beach, MD
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Chesapeake Beach, MD

Average visibility in May - Chesapeake Beach, 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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