May weather forecast and climate
Monument, NM

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Monument, New Mexico, with average temperature varying between 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a warm 76.8°F (24.9°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 83.8°F (28.8°C). In Monument, the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

Humidity

In Monument, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 37%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout May, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Monument, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 81.7 days and collects up to 11.5" (292mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Monument, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 11.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high 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 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in May in Monument?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Monument, is 83.8°F (28.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 60.4°F (15.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Monument?

In Monument, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 37%.

How many days does it rain in May in Monument?

In Monument, in May, it is raining for 8.4 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Monument?

April through September are months without snowfall.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Monument, New Mexico, is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Monument have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Monument is 11.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Monument?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Monument, New Mexico.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Monument?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Monument, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.3°C).

Average pressure in May - Monument, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 1010.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.3mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Monument, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 20.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (21.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (16.3km/h).

Average humidity in May - Monument, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 37%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (53%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (32%).

Average rainfall in May - Monument, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (56mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Monument, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (12.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.7 days).

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

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

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

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Monument, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

Average sunshine days in May - Monument, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 19.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (15.4 days).

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

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 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Monument, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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

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