Carson City
Nevada, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Carson City, NV

A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada
A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada
May, the last month of the spring, in Carson City, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 39.7°F (4.3°C) and 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In Carson City, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a cool 53.4°F (11.9°C) in April, to a comfortable 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

Humidity

In Carson City, the average relative humidity is 51%.

Rainfall

In Carson City, in May, during 10.6 rainfall days, 1.1" (28mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Carson City, Nevada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 11.61" (295mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Carson City are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Carson City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Carson City, during the entire year, snow falls for 41.9 days, and aggregates up to 34.17" (868mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In Carson City, the average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

UV index

In Carson City, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Carson City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Carson City, is 61.7°F (16.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Carson City?

In Carson City, Nevada, the average relative humidity in May is 51%.

How much does it rain in Carson City in May?

In Carson City, Nevada, in May, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Carson City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Carson City. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Carson City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Carson City?

In Carson City, Nevada, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Carson City?

In May, the average sunshine is 11.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Carson City?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Carson City is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 4.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-4.8°C).

Average humidity in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average humidity in May: 51%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (31%).

Average rainfall in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall in May: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (48mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average snowfall in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall in May: 6mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (205mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).