May weather forecast
Carlsbad, NM

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a hot month in Carlsbad, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between max 86.2°F (30.1°C) and min 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Temperature

In Carlsbad, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C) in April, to a hot 86.2°F (30.1°C). In May, in Carlsbad, the average low-temperature is 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Humidity

In Carlsbad, the average relative humidity is 30%.

Rainfall

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation. In Carlsbad, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.1 days and collects up to 9.72" (247mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Carlsbad is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Carlsbad, the average sunshine in May is 11.6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, the average relative humidity in May is 30%.

How many days does it rain in May in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Carlsbad?

In Carlsbad, New Mexico, snow does not fall in April through October.

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

The average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Carlsbad?

In May, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Carlsbad?

Months with the highest UV index in Carlsbad are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Carlsbad?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average temperature in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (35°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (13.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16.9°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.9°C).

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Average pressure in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average pressure in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average wind speed in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 17.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (18.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (13.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average humidity in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 30%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (47mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (17mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average snowfall days in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (1.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 22.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average UV index in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 13

The months with the most cloud cover are September and December (Cloud cover 19).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in May
Carlsbad, NM

Average visibility in May - Carlsbad, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

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