May weather forecast
Long Island City, NY

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Long Island City, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 67.3°F (19.6°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a mild 56.7°F (13.7°C) in April to a comfortable 67.3°F (19.6°C). In May, in Long Island City, the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

Rainfall

In May, in Long Island City, New York, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout May, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Long Island City, New York, there are 89.8 rainfall days, and 6.73" (171mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Long Island City.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 28min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Long Island City?

February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are most humid months in Long Island City.

What is the average humidity in May in Long Island City?

The average relative humidity in May in Long Island City, New York, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Long Island City?

In May, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout May, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Long Island City?

April through November are months without snowfall in Long Island City, New York.

How many hours of daylight does Long Island City have in May?

In May, the average day length in Long Island City is 14h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Long Island City?

On the first day of May in Long Island City, New York, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Long Island City have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Long Island City, New York, is 8.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Long Island City?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Long Island City, New York.

What is the UV index reading in May in Long Island City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Long Island City, NY

Average temperature in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Long Island City, NY

Average pressure in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Long Island City, NY

Average wind speed in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Long Island City, NY

Average humidity in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The months with the highest snowfall are February, March and December (0.16").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Long Island City, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 3min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.3 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Long Island City, NY

Average UV index in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Long Island City, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Long Island City, NY

Average visibility in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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