May weather forecast and climate
Rifton, NY

May, the last month of the spring, in Rifton, is an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 68.9°F (20.5°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In Rifton, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a moderate 56.7°F (13.7°C) in April, to a pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C). In Rifton, the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 15.9 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Rifton. May is the last month it regularly snows in Rifton. During 0.2 snowfall days, Rifton aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Rifton, there are 30.6 snowfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Rifton is 8.7h.

UV index

In Rifton, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 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. 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. 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 Rifton?

In May, in Rifton, the average high-temperature is 68.9°F (20.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Rifton?

In May, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in Rifton in May?

In May, in Rifton, New York, the rain falls for 15.9 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Rifton?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Rifton. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Rifton aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in May in Rifton, New York, is 14.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Rifton?

In Rifton, New York, the average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Rifton?

In Rifton, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in May 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 - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.2°C).

Average pressure in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.1mbar

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 - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7km/h).

Average humidity in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 55mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (60mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (33mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 7mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (105mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rifton, 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: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

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

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

Average cloud cover in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are April and November (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (8km).