May weather forecast and climate
Highmount, NY

The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Highmount, New York, with average temperature varying between 63°F (17.2°C) and 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 50°F (10°C) in April, to an enjoyable 63°F (17.2°C). In Highmount, the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Highmount, in May, during 19.9 rainfall days, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.5 rainfall days, and 44.17" (1122mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Highmount. During 2.5 snowfall days, in May, Highmount aggregates 3.82" (97mm) of snow. In Highmount, during the entire year, snow falls for 115 days, and aggregates up to 95.71" (2431mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Highmount is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May 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. 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 Highmount?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 63°F (17.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 44.1°F (6.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Highmount?

In May, the average relative humidity in Highmount, New York, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May in Highmount?

In Highmount, in May, during 19.9 rainfall days, 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Highmount?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 2.5 snowfall days, in May, Highmount aggregates 3.82" (97mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Highmount have in May?

In Highmount, New York, the average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Highmount have in May?

In Highmount, New York, the average sunshine in May is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Highmount?

In Highmount, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 17.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.1°C).

Average pressure in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 1015.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.5mbar).

Average wind speed in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.1km/h).

Average humidity in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (80%).

Average rainfall in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 107mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (115mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (76mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (19.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 97mm

Months with the highest snowfall are February and December (440mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

Average sunshine days in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.4 days).

Average UV index in May - Highmount, NY
  • 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, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 46).

Average visibility in May - Highmount, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is June (8km).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (6km).