Albany
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Albany, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 67.6°F (19.8°C) and an average low of 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 54.3°F (12.4°C) in April, to a comfortable 67.6°F (19.8°C). In May, in Albany, New York, the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Albany, in May, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Albany, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 162.8 days and collects up to 31.02" (788mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Albany. May is the last month it regularly snows in Albany. During 0.2 snowfall days, Albany aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Albany, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.4 days, and aggregates up to 27.2" (691mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Albany is 14.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Albany is 9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Albany. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Albany?

In Albany, New York, in May, the average high-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Albany?

In May, the average relative humidity in Albany is 75%.

How much does it rain in Albany in May?

In Albany, in May, during 17.1 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Albany?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Albany aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in May in Albany is 14.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Albany?

The average sunshine in May in Albany is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Albany?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in May in Albany?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Albany, New York, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 19.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.5°C).

Average humidity in May - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

Average rainfall in May - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (81mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (49mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (9.1 days).

Average snowfall in May - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 6mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (194mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in May - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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