May weather forecast
Durango, CO

A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton
A railway passing through the high rocks and cliffs of San Juan Mountains, with an old steam engine train from Durango, Colorado to Silverton

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Durango, Colorado, with average temperature fluctuating between 35.4°F (1.9°C) and 59.9°F (15.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 50.2°F (10.1°C) in April, to a mild 59.9°F (15.5°C). In Durango, Colorado,, the average low-temperature is 35.4°F (1.9°C).

Humidity

In Durango, the average relative humidity is 48%.

Rainfall

In Durango, during May, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 113.4 rainfall days, and 20.63" (524mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Durango, Colorado. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 4.3 snowfall days, in May, Durango aggregates 4.17" (106mm) of snow. In Durango, during the entire year, snow falls for 69.1 days, and aggregates up to 74.06" (1881mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Durango, Colorado, is 11.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 average humidity in May in Durango?

In May, the average relative humidity in Durango is 48%.

How much does it rain in Durango in May?

In Durango, during May, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Durango?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Durango, Colorado. During 4.3 snowfall days, in May, Durango aggregates 4.17" (106mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Durango have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Durango have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Durango is 11.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Durango?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Durango, CO

Average temperature in May - Durango, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 59.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 35.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (51.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Durango, CO

Average pressure in May - Durango, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.22").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in May
Durango, CO

Average wind speed in May - Durango, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Durango, CO

Average humidity in May - Durango, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (37%).

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Average rainfall in May
Durango, CO

Average rainfall in May - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Durango, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Durango, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Durango, CO

Average snowfall in May - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 4.17"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.57").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Durango, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Durango, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Durango, 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: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Durango, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Durango, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Durango, CO

Average UV index in May - Durango, 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, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Durango, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Durango, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 19

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in May
Durango, CO

Average visibility in May - Durango, CO
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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