May weather forecast and climate
Dover Beaches North, NJ

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Dover Beaches North, New Jersey, with average temperature varying between 55.6°F (13.1°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C) in April, to an enjoyable 63.3°F (17.4°C). In Dover Beaches North, the average low-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

Humidity

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Dover Beaches North, New Jersey.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout May, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 155 rainfall days, and 33.23" (844mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In Dover Beaches North, in May, the average water temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.8h.

UV index

In Dover Beaches North, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Dover Beaches North?

In May, in Dover Beaches North, New Jersey, the average high-temperature is 63.3°F (17.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Dover Beaches North?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Dover Beaches North.

What is the average humidity in May in Dover Beaches North?

In May, the average relative humidity in Dover Beaches North is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Dover Beaches North?

In Dover Beaches North, during May, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Dover Beaches North in May?

In May, in Dover Beaches North, New Jersey, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Dover Beaches North?

May through October are months without snowfall.

How cold is the water in May in Dover Beaches North?

In Dover Beaches North, New Jersey, in May, the average water temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

What is the average length of the day in May in Dover Beaches North?

In Dover Beaches North, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Dover Beaches North have in May?

In Dover Beaches North, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Dover Beaches North?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Dover Beaches North is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 17.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 13.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1°C).

Average pressure in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.7mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 16.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (21.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14.2km/h).

Average humidity in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 73mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (94mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (51mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (34mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in May: 12.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4.9°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

Average sunshine days in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.1 days).

Average UV index in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

Average cloud cover in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in May - Dover Beaches North, NJ
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May and December (9km).