May weather forecast and climate
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Elko, Nevada, with average temperature fluctuating between 41.2°F (5.1°C) and 62.1°F (16.7°C).

Temperature

In Elko, Nevada, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a fresh 51.6°F (10.9°C) in April, to an enjoyable 62.1°F (16.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Elko, is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

In Elko, the average relative humidity is 45%.

Rainfall

In Elko, in May, it is raining for 11.3 days, with typically 1.26" (32mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 92.1 rainfall days, and 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elko are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Elko, Nevada. During 0.7 snowfall days, Elko aggregates 0.39" (10mm) of snow. In Elko, during the entire year, snow falls for 53 days, and aggregates up to 30.28" (769mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Elko, the average length of the day is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Elko is 11.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Elko?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Elko, is 62.1°F (16.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Elko?

In Elko, the average relative humidity in May is 45%.

How many days does it rain in May in Elko?

In Elko, during May, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Elko?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Elko, Nevada. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Elko aggregates 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Elko have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Elko, Nevada, is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elko have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Elko is 11.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-0.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

Average pressure in May - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1024.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.4mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in May: 12km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (12.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (9.1km/h).

Average humidity in May - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in May: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

Average rainfall in May - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in May: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (34mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

Average snowfall in May - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in May: 10mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (212mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

Average sunshine days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

Average UV index in May - Elko, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

Average visibility in May - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).