Colorado Springs
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Colorado Springs, CO

Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
Beautiful autumn dusk in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with distant mountain ranges
The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with average temperature fluctuating between 42.6°F (5.9°C) and 69.1°F (20.6°C).

Temperature

In Colorado Springs, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderate 59.7°F (15.4°C) in April, to a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Colorado Springs, is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

Rainfall

In Colorado Springs, in May, during 10.6 rainfall days, 2" (51.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 91.6 rainfall days, and 16.5" (419mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Colorado Springs aggregates 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow. In Colorado Springs, during the entire year, snow falls for 28.7 days, and aggregates up to 37.7" (957.6mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Colorado Springs, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in May in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, in May, the average high-temperature is 69.1°F (20.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Colorado Springs?

In May, in Colorado Springs, the rain falls for 10.6 days. Throughout May, 2" (51.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Colorado Springs?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Colorado Springs aggregates 0.7" (17.8mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Colorado Springs?

In Colorado Springs, Colorado, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Colorado Springs have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10h.

How high is the UV index in May in Colorado Springs?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 69.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (42.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 42.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.5°F).

Average rainfall in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.3").
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, February and December (0.3").

Average rainfall days in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (7.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (5.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in May - Colorado Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).