May weather forecast and climate
Long Branch, NJ

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Long Branch, New Jersey, with average temperature ranging between min 55.2°F (12.9°C) and max 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In Long Branch, New Jersey, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a cool 55.2°F (12.9°C) in April, to a comfortable 64.4°F (18°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C).

Humidity

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months in Long Branch.

Rainfall

In Long Branch, it is raining for 12.4 days, with typically 1.06" (27mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Long Branch, there are 122.1 rainfall days, and 11.14" (283mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Long Branch, New Jersey, snow does not fall in April through September and November.

Ocean temperature

In Long Branch, 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 Long Branch is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In Long Branch, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

In Long Branch, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Long Branch?

In Long Branch, in May, the average high-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.2°F (12.9°C).

What are the most humid months in Long Branch?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months in Long Branch.

What is the average humidity in May in Long Branch?

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

How much does it rain in Long Branch in May?

In Long Branch, New Jersey, during May, the rain falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Long Branch?

April through September and November are months without snowfall in Long Branch.

What is the water temperature in May in Long Branch?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Long Branch, New Jersey, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Long Branch have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Long Branch, New Jersey, is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Long Branch have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Long Branch is 8.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Long Branch?

In Long Branch, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 18°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 12.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.7°C).

Average pressure in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.4mbar

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 - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 15km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (20.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (12.9km/h).

Average humidity in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (35mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (14mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (12mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in May: 12.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (4.5°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Long Branch, 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: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Long Branch, 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).

Average cloud cover in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

Average visibility in May - Long Branch, NJ
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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