May weather forecast and climate
West Orange, NJ

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in West Orange, New Jersey, with average temperature ranging between max 69.1°F (20.6°C) and min 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Temperature

In West Orange, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a moderate 58.1°F (14.5°C) in April, to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

Rainfall

In West Orange, in May, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation. In West Orange, New Jersey, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127.3 days and collects up to 12.68" (322mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In West Orange snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in West Orange is 8.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in West Orange is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in West Orange?

The average high-temperature, in May, in West Orange, New Jersey, is 69.1°F (20.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in West Orange?

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in West Orange in May?

In West Orange, New Jersey, in May, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in West Orange in May?

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

When it does not snow in West Orange?

In West Orange, New Jersey, snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does West Orange have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does West Orange have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 8.6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in West Orange?

In West Orange, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (19.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.6°C).

Average pressure in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.6mbar).

Average wind speed in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (14.3km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (9.3km/h).

Average humidity in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and August (72%).

Average rainfall in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (41mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (17mm).

Average rainfall days in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (31mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - West Orange, 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: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in May - West Orange, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.5 days).

Average UV index in May - West Orange, 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 - West Orange, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in May - West Orange, 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).