May weather forecast
Madera, CA

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Madera, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 55.9°F (13.3°C) and 82.6°F (28.1°C).

Temperature

Madera's weather shows a minor temperature rise with the arrival of May, moving from 73.9°F (23.3°C) in April to a still warm 82.6°F (28.1°C). A notable decrease from the day's highest temperature marks May in Madera, culminating in an average low of 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to be 82.4°F (28°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Keep in mind the heat index values are meant for areas in shade and with light wind. When under direct sunshine, the heat index may be elevated by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', takes into account both air temperature and humidity to illustrate what people actually feel. The individual's temperature perception can be influenced by numerous factors such as metabolic variations, physical activity, and clothing. Keep it in mind, direct sunlight can augment the heat you experience, possibly pushing the heat index up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are essentially critical for children. Young children are more at risk than adults since they tend to sweat less. Moreover, their large skin surface in proportion to their small bodies and the high heat production due to their activities contribute to their vulnerability.

Humidity

In Madera, California, the average relative humidity in May is 45%.

Rainfall

In May, in Madera, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout May, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Madera, there are 61.3 rainfall days, and 12.99" (330mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Madera, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 10min.
On the first day of May in Madera, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:13 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In Madera, the average sunshine in May is 11.4h.

UV index

In Madera, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 6 during May translates into these guidelines:
Avoid excessive sunlight. Those with lighter skin may experience burning in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most potent between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sunlight during this time. Combat UV radiation's detrimental effects with sun-safe clothing and UV-blocking eyewear.
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Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Madera during May?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 82.6°F (28.1°C) and 55.9°F (13.3°C) respectively. In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to be 82.4°F (28°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Madera?

In Madera, California, the average relative humidity in May is 45%.

How much does it rain in Madera in May?

In Madera, California, during May, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

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

In Madera, the average day length in May is 14h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Madera?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:04 am and sunset at 7:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:13 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Madera have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Madera, California, is 11.4h.

How high is the UV index in May in Madera?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Madera, CA

Average temperature in May - Madera, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 82.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (101.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (56.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (42.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Madera, CA

Average pressure in May - Madera, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.95"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Madera, CA

Average wind speed in May - Madera, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (4.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Madera, CA

Average humidity in May - Madera, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (29%).

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Average rainfall in May
Madera, CA

Average rainfall in May - Madera, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (2.52").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in May
Madera, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Madera, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Madera, CA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Madera, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Madera, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 26.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (18.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Madera, CA

Average UV index in May - Madera, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Madera, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Madera, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 32).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in May
Madera, CA

Average visibility in May - Madera, 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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