Santa Fe
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
May, the last month of the spring, in Santa Fe, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 74.1°F (23.4°C) and an average low of 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from an enjoyable 64.8°F (18.2°C) in April, to a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C). The average low-temperature, in Santa Fe, is 41°F (5°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9" (23.9mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 65.7 rainfall days, and 14.2" (360.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In May, in Santa Fe, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 23" (584.3mm).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

May through July, with an average of 11h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, in May, the average high-temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

How much does it rain in Santa Fe in May?

In May, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 4.7 days. Throughout May, 0.9" (23.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Santa Fe in May?

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

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

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Santa Fe?

Months with the most sunshine are May through July, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

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

In May, the average sunshine in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 11h.

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

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Santa Fe is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 23.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (-8.1°C).

Average rainfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 23.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (59.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (13.5mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (203.2mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).