May weather forecast and climate
Durham, CA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Durham, is a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 52.3°F (11.3°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C).

Temperature

In Durham, the average high-temperature rises, from a comfortable 67.6°F (19.8°C) in April, to a moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

Humidity

In Durham, California, the average relative humidity is 52%.

Rainfall

In Durham, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Durham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90.7 days and collects up to 21.81" (554mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In Durham, California, the average sunshine is 11.2h.

UV index

In Durham, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Durham?

In May, in Durham, the average high-temperature is 76.6°F (24.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.3°F (11.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Durham?

The average relative humidity in May in Durham is 52%.

How much does it rain in Durham in May?

In May, in Durham, California, the rain falls for 8.1 days. Throughout May, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Durham?

January through November are months without snowfall in Durham.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Durham, California, is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Durham have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Durham is 11.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Durham?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Durham is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Durham, CA

Average temperature in May - Durham, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 76.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (95.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (53.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (39°F).

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Average pressure in May
Durham, CA

Average pressure in May - Durham, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in May
Durham, CA

Average wind speed in May - Durham, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Durham, CA

Average humidity in May - Durham, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 52%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (32%).

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Average rainfall in May
Durham, CA

Average rainfall in May - Durham, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.08").

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Average rainfall days in May
Durham, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Durham, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Durham, CA

Average snowfall in May - Durham, CA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.12").
Months with the least snowfall are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Durham, CA

Average snowfall days in May - Durham, CA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (0.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Durham, CA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Durham, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.9).

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Average sunshine days in May
Durham, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Durham, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 20.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Durham, CA

Average UV index in May - Durham, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Durham, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Durham, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in May
Durham, CA

Average visibility in May - Durham, CA
  • 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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