May weather forecast and climate
Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken city buildings in New Jersey, beyond the Lackawanna Bridge, viewed from the River Hudson
Hoboken city buildings in New Jersey, beyond the Lackawanna Bridge, viewed from the River Hudson

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Hoboken, is a pleasant month, with average temperature fluctuating between 68°F (20°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

In Hoboken, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a mild 57.6°F (14.2°C) in April, to a pleasant 68°F (20°C). In Hoboken, the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

In Hoboken, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In May, in Hoboken, the rain falls for 17.9 days. Throughout May, 3.39" (86mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 36.65" (931mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Hoboken, New Jersey, snow does not fall through October.

Ocean temperature

In Hoboken, New Jersey,, the average water temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°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

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

Sunshine

In Hoboken, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Hoboken is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Hoboken?

In May, the average relative humidity in Hoboken is 75%.

How much does it rain in Hoboken in May?

In Hoboken, New Jersey, in May, it is raining for 17.9 days, with typically 3.39" (86mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Hoboken?

In Hoboken snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Hoboken in May?

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

What is the water temperature in May in Hoboken?

In Hoboken, in May, the average water temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C). Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

The average length of the day in May in Hoboken is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hoboken have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Hoboken is 8.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Hoboken?

In Hoboken, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average temperature in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 20°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.3°C).

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Average pressure in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average pressure in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average wind speed in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average humidity in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average rainfall in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 86mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (102mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (55mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average rainfall days in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average snowfall in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (67mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average snowfall days in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average sea temperature in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in May: 11.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4.3°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • 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: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average sunshine days in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Hoboken, NJ

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average cloud cover in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 44

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Hoboken, NJ

Average visibility in May - Hoboken, NJ
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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

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