May weather forecast
Jersey City, NJ

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Jersey City, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 54°F (12.2°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C).

Temperature

In Jersey City, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a moderate 57.4°F (14.1°C) in April, to an enjoyable 67.8°F (19.9°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 54°F (12.2°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Jersey City, New Jersey, in May, it is raining for 16.7 days, with typically 3.07" (78mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 163.4 rainfall days, and 34.84" (885mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Jersey City snow does not fall through October.

Ocean temperature

In Jersey City, the average seawater temperature in May is 52.5°F (11.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Jersey City, New Jersey, is 14.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Jersey City, New Jersey, is 8.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Jersey City is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Jersey City?

The average relative humidity in May in Jersey City is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Jersey City?

In Jersey City, during May, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.07" (78mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Jersey City?

May through October are months without snowfall in Jersey City.

Does it snow in Jersey City in May?

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

How cold is the water in May in Jersey City?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Jersey City is 52.5°F (11.4°C). Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Jersey City have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Jersey City, New Jersey, is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Jersey City have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Jersey City is 8.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Jersey City?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Jersey City is 5. 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
Jersey City, NJ

Average temperature in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.9°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: 12.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average pressure in May - Jersey City, 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
Jersey City, NJ

Average wind speed in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.4km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average humidity in May - Jersey City, 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 (71%).

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Average rainfall in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average rainfall in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 78mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (95mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (56mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average rainfall days in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average snowfall in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (90mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average snowfall days in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.8 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
Jersey City, NJ

Average sea temperature in May - Jersey City, 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
Jersey City, NJ

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Jersey City, 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: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average sunshine days in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.8 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are June and July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average UV index in May - Jersey City, 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
Jersey City, NJ

Average cloud cover in May - Jersey City, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 44

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

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Average visibility in May
Jersey City, NJ

Average visibility in May - Jersey City, 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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