Montpelier
Vermont, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
May, the last month of the spring, in Montpelier, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between min 41.9°F (5.5°C) and max 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Temperature

In Montpelier, Vermont, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C) in April, to an enjoyable 65.7°F (18.7°C). In Montpelier, Vermont, in May, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout May, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Montpelier, Vermont, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.6 days and collects up to 37.3" (946.6mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, in Montpelier, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. In Montpelier, Vermont, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 94.2" (2392.7mm).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Montpelier is 14.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Montpelier?

In May, in Montpelier, Vermont, the average high-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

How much does it rain in Montpelier in May?

In Montpelier, Vermont, in May, during 12.9 rainfall days, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Montpelier in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Montpelier have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Montpelier is 14.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Montpelier have in May?

In Montpelier, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Montpelier?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in May: 18.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in May: 85.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (103.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (51.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in May: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (574mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).