May weather forecast
Petoskey, MI

A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan
A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Petoskey, is a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 42.8°F (6°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 129.6 rainfall days, and 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Petoskey, Michigan. 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 in May is 14.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Petoskey?

May is the least humid month in Petoskey, Michigan, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in May in Petoskey?

The average relative humidity in May in Petoskey is 74%.

How much does it rain in Petoskey in May?

In Petoskey, during May, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Petoskey?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Petoskey. 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 is 14.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Petoskey have in May?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, Michigan, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Petoskey, MI

Average temperature in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 14.7°C

The 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).

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Average pressure in May
Petoskey, MI

Average pressure in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (1018.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Petoskey, MI

Average wind speed in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (17.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Petoskey, MI

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%).

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Average rainfall in May
Petoskey, MI

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 least rainfall) is February (34mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Petoskey, MI

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 least rainy days is February (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Petoskey, MI

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

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

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Average snowfall days in May
Petoskey, MI

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 least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Petoskey, MI

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Petoskey, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Petoskey, MI

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).

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Average cloud cover in May
Petoskey, MI

Average cloud cover in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 85).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Petoskey, MI

Average visibility in May - Petoskey, MI
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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