May weather forecast
Los Alamos, NM

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Los Alamos, New Mexico, with an average temperature fluctuating between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a mild 59.7°F (15.4°C) in April to an agreeable 68.5°F (20.3°C). In Los Alamos, the average low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Los Alamos is 35%.

Rainfall

In Los Alamos, in May, it is raining for 7.1 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Los Alamos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 12.05" (306mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Los Alamos. May is the last month it regularly snows in Los Alamos. During 0.3 snowfall days, Los Alamos aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 30.9 snowfall days, and 19.69" (500mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Los Alamos, New Mexico, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 5min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:15 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Los Alamos is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Los Alamos?

In Los Alamos, New Mexico, in May, the average high-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Los Alamos?

In Los Alamos, the average relative humidity in May is 35%.

How much does it rain in Los Alamos in May?

In May, the rain falls for 7.1 days. Throughout May, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Los Alamos?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Los Alamos. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, Los Alamos aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Los Alamos?

The average day length in May in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is 14h and 5min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Los Alamos?

On the first day of May in Los Alamos, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:50 am and sunset at 8:15 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Los Alamos have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Los Alamos is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Los Alamos?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Los Alamos is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average temperature in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 43.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average pressure in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 29.9"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average wind speed in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average humidity in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 35%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (33%).

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Average rainfall in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (5.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.24").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average snowfall days in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (8.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average UV index in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Los Alamos, NM

Average visibility in May - Los Alamos, NM
  • 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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