May weather forecast
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Sheffield, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 15°C (59°F) and 6.5°C (43.7°F).

Temperature

In Sheffield, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in April - a mild 15°C (59°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 6.5°C (43.7°F).

Humidity

May, July and August, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the least humid months in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Rainfall

In Sheffield, during 17.3 rainfall days, 32mm (1.26") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sheffield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 187.7 days and collects up to 462mm (18.19") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Sheffield snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 6.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Sheffield?

Months with the lowest humidity in Sheffield are May, July and August, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in May in Sheffield?

In May, the average relative humidity in Sheffield is 80%.

How much does it rain in Sheffield in May?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, in May, it is raining for 17.3 days, with typically 32mm (1.26") of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sheffield?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, snow does not fall in April through October.

How many hours of daylight does Sheffield have in May?

In Sheffield, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in May is 15.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sheffield have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Sheffield, United Kingdom, is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Sheffield?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Sheffield?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sheffield, United Kingdom, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average temperature in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 15°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 6.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (1.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average pressure in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in May: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1016.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1009.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in May: 14.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.9km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (13km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, November and December (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, July and August (80%).

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Average rainfall in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 32mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (56mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (23mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.5 days).
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
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.9h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and November (Average sunshine: 3.8).

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Average sunshine days in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (13 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average UV index in May - Sheffield, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in May - Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in May: 55

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 53).

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Average visibility in May
Sheffield, United Kingdom

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

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

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