May weather forecast and climate
Crested Butte, CO

Scenic wooden holiday homes amid trees and great scenery in a village in Crested Butte, Colorado, a view of the snowy Mount Butte in the back
Scenic wooden holiday homes amid trees and great scenery in a village in Crested Butte, Colorado, a view of the snowy Mount Butte in the back

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a frosty month in Crested Butte, Colorado, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.2°F (-3.8°C) and an average high of 48°F (8.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a wintry 35.8°F (2.1°C) in April, to a frosty 48°F (8.9°C). In Crested Butte, in May, the average low-temperature is 25.2°F (-3.8°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Crested Butte, Colorado, is 68%.

Rainfall

In Crested Butte, it is raining for 13.4 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Crested Butte, there are 117.4 rainfall days, and 29.33" (745mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through December are months with snowfall. In Crested Butte, in May, snow falls for 17 days, with typically accumulated 15.16" (385mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 159 snowfall days, and 149.53" (3798mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Crested Butte, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In Crested Butte, the average sunshine is 10.5h.

UV index

In Crested Butte, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 average humidity in May in Crested Butte?

In Crested Butte, the average relative humidity in May is 68%.

How much does it rain in Crested Butte in May?

In May, the rain falls for 13.4 days. Throughout May, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in May in Crested Butte?

In Crested Butte, Colorado, during May, snow falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 15.16" (385mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Crested Butte have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Crested Butte have in May?

In Crested Butte, Colorado, the average sunshine in May is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Crested Butte?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Crested Butte, Colorado, is 3. 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
Crested Butte, CO

Average temperature in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 48°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (67.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and December (22.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (41°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0°F).

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Average pressure in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average pressure in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.95").

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Average wind speed in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average wind speed in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average humidity in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (52%).

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Average rainfall in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average rainfall in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.61").

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Average rainfall days in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average snowfall in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 15.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (23.94").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0.16").

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Average snowfall days in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 17 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (21.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0.7 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

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: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average UV index in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in May
Crested Butte, CO

Average visibility in May - Crested Butte, CO
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (4mi).

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