May weather forecast and climate
Benson, AZ

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Benson, Arizona, with average temperature ranging between max 82.6°F (28.1°C) and min 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Temperature

In Benson, the average high-temperature in May marginally rises, from 75.6°F (24.2°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 22%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are April and May Rain falls for 2.1 days and accumulates 0.12" (3mm) of rain.

Snowfall

In Benson snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Benson, Arizona, is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In Benson, the average sunshine is 12h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Benson. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 temperature in May in Benson?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 82.6°F (28.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Benson?

The average relative humidity in May in Benson is 22%.

How many days does it rain in May in Benson?

In Benson, during May, the rain falls for 2.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Benson?

April and May are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2.1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.12" (3mm) of rain.

When it does not snow in Benson?

March through November are months without snowfall in Benson.

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

In Benson, Arizona, the average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Benson have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 12h.

When is the highest UV index in Benson?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Benson.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Benson?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Benson is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Benson, AZ

Average temperature in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Benson, AZ

Average pressure in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average pressure in May: 29.87"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in May
Benson, AZ

Average wind speed in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Benson, AZ

Average humidity in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average humidity in May: 22%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (21%).

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Average rainfall in May
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.12"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.48").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and May (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in May
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall days in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall days in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Benson, AZ

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Benson, AZ

Average sunshine days in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 28.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Benson, AZ

Average UV index in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Benson, AZ

Average cloud cover in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 7

Months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in May
Benson, AZ

Average visibility in May - Benson, AZ
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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