May weather forecast and climate
Taos Ski Valley, NM

May, the last month of the spring, in Taos Ski Valley, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 34.9°F (1.6°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C).

Temperature

In Taos Ski Valley, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 51.8°F (11°C) in April, to a comfortable 61.2°F (16.2°C). In May, in Taos Ski Valley, the average low-temperature is 34.9°F (1.6°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, is 44%.

Rainfall

In Taos Ski Valley, during 9.2 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.9 days and collects up to 15.35" (390mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In Taos Ski Valley, in May, snow falls for 4.2 days, with typically accumulated 3.11" (79mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Taos Ski Valley, there are 57.6 snowfall days, and 43.5" (1105mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Taos Ski Valley is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, is 11.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Taos Ski Valley?

In May, in Taos Ski Valley, the average high-temperature is 61.2°F (16.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.9°F (1.6°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, the average relative humidity in May is 44%.

How much does it rain in Taos Ski Valley in May?

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, in May, during 9.2 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, during May, snow falls for 4.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.11" (79mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Taos Ski Valley have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Taos Ski Valley is 11.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Taos Ski Valley?

In Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.3°C).

Average pressure in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1020.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 13km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8km/h).

Average humidity in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 44%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (93mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (16mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 79mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (202mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 6.8).

Average sunshine days in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.1 days).

Average UV index in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in May - Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).