May weather forecast
Crescent City, CA

The magnificent red and white stone Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California
The magnificent red and white stone Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City, California

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Crescent City, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 59°F (15°C) and an average low of 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a mild 59°F (15°C). In Crescent City, California, the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

In Crescent City, the average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In Crescent City, during May, the rain falls for 9.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 131.4 rainfall days, and 45.67" (1160mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, March through August, October through December are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Crescent City is 52.2°F (11.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 52.2°F (11.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 34min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:44 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Crescent City is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Crescent City?

In Crescent City, California, the average relative humidity in May is 79%.

How much does it rain in Crescent City in May?

In Crescent City, in May, during 9.4 rainfall days, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Crescent City?

January, March through August, October through December are months without snowfall in Crescent City.

How cold is the water in May in Crescent City?

In Crescent City, the average seawater temperature in May is 52.2°F (11.2°C). Swimming in 52.2°F (11.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Crescent City have in May?

The average day length in May in Crescent City is 14h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Crescent City?

On the first day of May in Crescent City, sunrise is at 6:12 am and sunset at 8:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:44 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Crescent City have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Crescent City is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Crescent City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Crescent City is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Crescent City, CA

Average temperature in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 59°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (68°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (51.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.7°F

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (54.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (43.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Crescent City, CA

Average pressure in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 30.04"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (29.99"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Crescent City, CA

Average wind speed in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Crescent City, CA

Average humidity in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Crescent City, CA

Average rainfall in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (8.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in May
Crescent City, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (18.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Crescent City, CA

Average snowfall in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.43").
The months with the least snowfall are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Crescent City, CA

Average snowfall days in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, October and November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Crescent City, CA

Average sea temperature in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 52.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (52.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (50.7°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Crescent City, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.1h

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Crescent City, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 20.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (27.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Crescent City, CA

Average UV index in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Crescent City, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Crescent City, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Crescent City, CA

Average visibility in May - Crescent City, CA
  • 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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