May weather forecast
Yorktown, VA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Yorktown, is a warm month, with an average temperature ranging between max 74.8°F (23.8°C) and min 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in April to a moderately hot 74.8°F (23.8°C). In Yorktown, Virginia, the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Yorktown, during May, the rain falls for 17.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 165.3 rainfall days, and 34.25" (870mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Yorktown, snow does not fall in April through October.

Ocean temperature

In Yorktown, in May, the average water temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 61.9°F (16.6°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Yorktown is 14h and 11min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Yorktown is 9.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Yorktown, Virginia, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 average humidity in May in Yorktown?

In Yorktown, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How much does it rain in Yorktown in May?

In Yorktown, in May, it is raining for 17.6 days, with typically 3.15" (80mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Yorktown?

April through October are months without snowfall in Yorktown, Virginia.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Yorktown?

In Yorktown, in May, the average water temperature is 61.9°F (16.6°C). Swimming in 61.9°F (16.6°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Yorktown have in May?

In May, the average day length in Yorktown is 14h and 11min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Yorktown?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:10 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. On the last day of the month, in Yorktown, sunrise is at 5:47 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Yorktown have in May?

In Yorktown, the average sunshine duration in May is 9.4h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Yorktown?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Yorktown, VA

Average temperature in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (45.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 60.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (32.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Yorktown, VA

Average pressure in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Yorktown, VA

Average wind speed in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Yorktown, VA

Average humidity in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Yorktown, VA

Average rainfall in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.4").

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Average rainfall days in May
Yorktown, VA

Average rainfall days in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Yorktown, VA

Average snowfall in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.34").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Yorktown, VA

Average snowfall days in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Yorktown, VA

Average sea temperature in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 61.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (79.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (48.7°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Yorktown, VA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Yorktown, VA

Average sunshine days in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Yorktown, VA

Average UV index in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Yorktown, VA

Average cloud cover in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Yorktown, VA

Average visibility in May - Yorktown, VA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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