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

May weather forecast and climate
Petoskey, MI

A sweet bird
A sweet bird's eye view of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan, the sea outback, and dramatic cloudy skies in the fall
May, the last month of the spring, in Petoskey, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 42.8°F (6°C) and an average high of 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 45.3°F (7.4°C) in April, to a moderate 58.5°F (14.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Petoskey, is 42.8°F (6°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In May, in Petoskey, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Petoskey, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.6 days and collects up to 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Petoskey are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.4 snowfall days, Petoskey aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 89.7 snowfall days, and 33.62" (854mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.9h.

Sunshine

In Petoskey, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Petoskey is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Petoskey?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Petoskey, Michigan, is 58.5°F (14.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the least humid month in Petoskey?

With an average relative humidity of 74%, May is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in May in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, Michigan, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

How many days does it rain in May in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, in May, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Petoskey?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Petoskey, Michigan. During 0.4 snowfall days, in May, Petoskey aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Petoskey, Michigan, is 14.9h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, Michigan, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Petoskey?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Petoskey, Michigan, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 14.7°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-8.5°C).

Average humidity in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (70mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (34mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.7 days).

Average snowfall in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall in May: 1mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (209mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.5 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 - Petoskey, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.4h).

Average UV index in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).