Lansing
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Lansing, Michigan, with average temperature fluctuating between 68.7°F (20.4°C) and 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 57.7°F (14.3°C) in April, to an agreeable 68.7°F (20.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Lansing, is 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Humidity

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 66.7%.

Rainfall

In Lansing, during May, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (85.3mm) of precipitation. In Lansing, during the entire year, the rain falls for 136.8 days and collects up to 31.8" (806.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, in Lansing, 51.1" (1298mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lansing, the average length of the day is 14.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Lansing is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Lansing?

In May, in Lansing, the average high-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Lansing?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 66.7%.

What is the average humidity in May in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, the average relative humidity in May is 66.7%.

How much does it rain in Lansing in May?

In Lansing, Michigan, in May, during 11.6 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Lansing in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Lansing have in May?

In Lansing, Michigan, the average length of the day in May is 14.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Lansing, Michigan, is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Lansing?

In Lansing, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

Average humidity in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 66.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (66.7%).

Average rainfall in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 85.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (88.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (37.3mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (350.5mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

Average UV index in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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