Cockermouth
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Cockermouth, United Kingdom

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 6°C (42.8°F) and 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a mild 13°C (55.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Cockermouth, is 6°C (42.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 83%.

Rainfall

In Cockermouth, United Kingdom, during May, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cockermouth, there are 218.8 rainfall days, and 652mm (25.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Cockermouth.

Daylight

In Cockermouth, the average length of the day in May is 16.1h.

Sunshine

May has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.5h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index in Cockermouth, United Kingdom. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Cockermouth?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Cockermouth, is 13°C (55.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Cockermouth?

The average relative humidity in May in Cockermouth is 83%.

How much does it rain in Cockermouth in May?

In Cockermouth, United Kingdom, in May, during 16.7 rainfall days, 40mm (1.57") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Cockermouth in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Cockermouth?

May through October are months without snowfall in Cockermouth.

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

In Cockermouth, the average length of the day in May is 16.1h.

What month has the most sunshine in Cockermouth?

The month with the most sunshine in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, is May, with an average of 7.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Cockermouth have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Cockermouth, United Kingdom, is 7.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Cockermouth?

Months with the highest UV index in Cockermouth are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

How high is the UV index in May in Cockermouth?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Cockermouth is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 13°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.8°C).

Average humidity in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (82%).

Average rainfall in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (70mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (26mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (14.5 days).

Average snowfall in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (42mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 16.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.5h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

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

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