May weather forecast
Rutherford, NJ

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Rutherford, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

Noticing a change, the average high-temperature during May moves from April's refreshing 57.9°F (14.4°C) to an agreeable 68.9°F (20.5°C). Throughout May nights, Rutherford registers an average low-temperature of 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Rutherford, New Jersey, during May, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation. In Rutherford, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.7 days and collects up to 29.72" (755mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Rutherford, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In Rutherford, New Jersey, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:21 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 5 during May translates into these guidelines:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. Considering the harmful UV rays from the Sun during midday, it's essential to reduce exposure. To best shield against UV radiation, choose sun-safe garments and dependable sunglasses.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in May?

The high-temperature, in May, in Rutherford, records 68.9°F (20.5°C), while the low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Rutherford?

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May?

In May, in Rutherford, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout May, 2.68" (68mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow?

In Rutherford, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Rutherford have in May?

The average day length in May is 14h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:21 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May?

In Rutherford, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Rutherford?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Rutherford, New Jersey, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average temperature in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 53.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.3°F).

Average pressure in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average pressure in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average wind speed in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

Average humidity in May
Rutherford, NJ

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (71%).

Average rainfall in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average rainfall in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.68"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

Average rainfall days in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average rainfall days in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.9 days).

Average snowfall in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average snowfall in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.52").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Rutherford, NJ

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average sunshine days in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.3 days).

Average UV index in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average UV index in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

Average cloud cover in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average cloud cover in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The 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 31).

Average visibility in May
Rutherford, NJ

Average visibility in May - Rutherford, NJ
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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