May weather forecast and climate
Cañon City, CO

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Cañon City, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average high of 64.8°F (18.2°C) and an average low of 40.1°F (4.5°C).

Temperature

In Cañon City, the average high-temperature increases, from a moderate 55.8°F (13.2°C) in April, to a comfortable 64.8°F (18.2°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Cañon City is 47%.

Rainfall

In Cañon City, in May, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 1.3" (33mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 108.6 rainfall days, and 10.83" (275mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Cañon City aggregates 0.71" (18mm) of snow. In Cañon City, during the entire year, snow falls for 38 days, and aggregates up to 23.94" (608mm) of snow.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Cañon City is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In Cañon City, Colorado, the average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Cañon City is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Cañon City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Cañon City, Colorado, is 64.8°F (18.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 40.1°F (4.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cañon City?

In Cañon City, the average relative humidity in May is 47%.

How many days does it rain in May in Cañon City?

In Cañon City, Colorado, in May, it is raining for 14.6 days, with typically 1.3" (33mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Cañon City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Cañon City, Colorado. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Cañon City aggregates 0.71" (18mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in May in Cañon City, Colorado, is 14.3h.

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

In May, the average sunshine in Cañon City, Colorado, is 11.5h.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Cañon City is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Cañon City, CO

Average temperature in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 64.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 40.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Cañon City, CO

Average pressure in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.91").

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Average wind speed in May
Cañon City, CO

Average wind speed in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (7.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Cañon City, CO

Average humidity in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 47%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cañon City, CO

Average rainfall in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (0.31").

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Average rainfall days in May
Cañon City, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Cañon City, CO

Average snowfall in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.71"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.63").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Cañon City, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cañon City, CO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cañon City, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cañon City, CO

Average UV index in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cañon City, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Cañon City, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 20

Months with the most cloud cover are February and April (Cloud cover 23).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September, October and November (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in May
Cañon City, CO

Average visibility in May - Cañon City, CO
  • 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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