May weather forecast and climate
Cortez, CO

The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado
The bright and red rays of the setting sun over the scenic layout of hills and plains of Cortez, Colorado

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Cortez, Colorado, with average temperature fluctuating between 44.6°F (7°C) and 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C) in April, to a pleasant 68.5°F (20.3°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Cortez is 34%.

Rainfall

In Cortez, Colorado, during May, the rain falls for 5.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation. In Cortez, during the entire year, the rain falls for 78.9 days and collects up to 9.84" (250mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Cortez snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Cortez, Colorado, is 14.2h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Cortez is 11.5h.

UV index

In Cortez, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Cortez?

In Cortez, Colorado, in May, the average high-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cortez?

In May, the average relative humidity in Cortez is 34%.

How much does it rain in Cortez in May?

In Cortez, in May, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Cortez in May?

In May, in Cortez, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

When it does not snow in Cortez?

In Cortez snow does not fall in May through September.

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

In Cortez, Colorado, the average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cortez have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Cortez?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Cortez, CO

Average temperature in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Cortez, CO

Average pressure in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.88"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in May
Cortez, CO

Average wind speed in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Cortez, CO

Average humidity in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 34%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (26%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.51"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.26").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Cortez, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.11").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Cortez, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cortez, CO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cortez, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 24.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (26.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (17.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cortez, CO

Average UV index in May - Cortez, CO
  • 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 January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cortez, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Cortez, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 15

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 27).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in May
Cortez, CO

Average visibility in May - Cortez, 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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