May weather forecast and climate
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Santa Fe, is an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Temperature

In Santa Fe, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C) in April, to a pleasant 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

In Santa Fe, the average relative humidity in May is 34%.

Rainfall

In May, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 7.4 days. Throughout May, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Santa Fe aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, snow falls for 36 days, and aggregates up to 22.68" (576mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. 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 Santa Fe?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 68.5°F (20.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 34%.

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in May?

In Santa Fe, in May, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Santa Fe?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Santa Fe aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Santa Fe?

In May, the average length of the day in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Fe have in May?

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine in May is 11.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Santa Fe?

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

Average temperature in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-5.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 14.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 34%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 16mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 16mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (145mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
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
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.8h

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

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Average sunshine days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (9km).

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