May weather forecast
Birmingham, United Kingdom

A beautiful flower garden in front of the main entrance of the City Council building of Birmingham, United Kingdom
A beautiful flower garden in front of the main entrance of the City Council building of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderate month in Birmingham, United Kingdom, with an average temperature ranging between max 15.4°C (59.7°F) and min 6.8°C (44.2°F).

Temperature

In Birmingham, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a still mild 15.4°C (59.7°F). In May, in Birmingham, the average low-temperature is 6.8°C (44.2°F).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In May, in Birmingham, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout May, 20mm (0.79") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 154.6 rainfall days, and 280mm (11.02") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, May, November and December are months with snowfall in Birmingham. May is the first month it typically snows. Throughout May, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 3mm (0.12") of snow. Throughout the year, in Birmingham, United Kingdom, there are 11.5 snowfall days, and 57mm (2.24") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Birmingham is 15h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 4:51 am and sunset at 9:19 pm BST.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Birmingham are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Birmingham?

In May, the average relative humidity is 80%.

How many days does it rain in May in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, United Kingdom, during May, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 20mm (0.79") of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Birmingham?

May is the first month it typically snows in Birmingham. Throughout May, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 3mm (0.12") of snow.

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

In May, the average day length in Birmingham, United Kingdom, is 15h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Birmingham?

On the first day of May in Birmingham, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 4:51 am and sunset at 9:19 pm BST.

How long on average sun shines in May in Birmingham?

In Birmingham, United Kingdom, the average sunshine duration in May is 6.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Birmingham?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Birmingham?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Birmingham is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average temperature in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 15.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average pressure in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in May: 13.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (12.7km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average humidity in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (79%).

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Average rainfall in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (36mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and September (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (10.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in May: 3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (21mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 44min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (16.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average UV index in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in May: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 54).

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Average visibility in May
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Average visibility in May - Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

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

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