May weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Taos, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 62.6°F (17°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Temperature

In Taos, New Mexico, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C) in April, to an enjoyable 62.6°F (17°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 43%.

Rainfall

In May, in Taos, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout May, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Taos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 82.8 days and collects up to 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, Taos aggregates 0.87" (22mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 37.3 snowfall days, and 26.14" (664mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Taos is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Taos?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Taos, New Mexico, is 62.6°F (17°C), while the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Taos?

In Taos, the average relative humidity in May is 43%.

How many days does it rain in May in Taos?

In Taos, New Mexico, in May, during 6 rainfall days, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Taos?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Taos, New Mexico. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Taos aggregates 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Taos have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Taos?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Taos?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Taos, New Mexico, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 17°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 1.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-11.4°C).

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

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1021.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1012.1mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (13km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9km/h).

Average humidity in May - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in May - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 12mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (82mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (11mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 22mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (143mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Taos, 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 January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average sunshine days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Taos, 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 visibility in May - Taos, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, August, September and October (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (8km).