May weather forecast and climate
Nevada City, CA

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Nevada City, is a pleasant month, with average temperature varying between 46°F (7.8°C) and 68.4°F (20.2°C).

Temperature

In Nevada City, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a mild 60.6°F (15.9°C) in April, to a pleasant 68.4°F (20.2°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

In Nevada City, the average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

In Nevada City, California, it is raining for 9.5 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Nevada City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.7 days and collects up to 39.02" (991mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall in Nevada City. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, Nevada City aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 22.1 snowfall days, and 57.83" (1469mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Nevada City, California, is 14.4h.

Sunshine

In Nevada City, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Nevada City is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Nevada City?

In May, the average high-temperature is 68.4°F (20.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Nevada City?

In May, the average relative humidity in Nevada City is 61%.

How much does it rain in Nevada City in May?

In Nevada City, California, in May, during 9.5 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Nevada City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Nevada City. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Nevada City aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Nevada City?

In Nevada City, the average sunshine in May is 10.6h.

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

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

Average temperature in May
Nevada City, CA

Average temperature in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (49.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (34.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Nevada City, CA

Average pressure in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in May
Nevada City, CA

Average wind speed in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Nevada City, CA

Average humidity in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average humidity in May: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

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Average rainfall in May
Nevada City, CA

Average rainfall in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (7.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.04").

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Average rainfall days in May
Nevada City, CA

Average rainfall days in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Nevada City, CA

Average snowfall in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (18.35").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Nevada City, CA

Average snowfall days in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Nevada City, 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: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Nevada City, CA

Average sunshine days in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 19.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (28.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Nevada City, CA

Average UV index in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Nevada City, CA

Average cloud cover in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in May
Nevada City, CA

Average visibility in May - Nevada City, CA
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is March (5mi).

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