May weather forecast
Gunnison, CO

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Gunnison, is a mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 30.4°F (-0.9°C) and an average high of 56.8°F (13.8°C).

Temperature

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average high-temperature rises, from a chilly 44.4°F (6.9°C) in April, to a mild 56.8°F (13.8°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 30.4°F (-0.9°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Gunnison, Colorado, is 54%.

Rainfall

In Gunnison, in May, during 8 rainfall days, 0.91" (23mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gunnison, during the entire year, the rain falls for 83.5 days and collects up to 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August, October through December are months with snowfall. In Gunnison, snow falls for 5.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.35" (85mm) of snow. In Gunnison, during the entire year, snow falls for 77.9 days, and aggregates up to 41.65" (1058mm) of snow.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Gunnison is 11.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gunnison, Colorado, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Gunnison?

In May, the average relative humidity in Gunnison is 54%.

How much does it rain in Gunnison in May?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in May, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 0.91" (23mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Gunnison in May?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in May, snow falls for 5.5 days, with typically accumulated 3.35" (85mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Gunnison?

The average sunshine in May is 11.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gunnison?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gunnison, Colorado, is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Gunnison, CO

Average temperature in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 56.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 30.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Gunnison, CO

Average pressure in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.94"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in May
Gunnison, CO

Average wind speed in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Gunnison, CO

Average humidity in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

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Average rainfall in May
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 3.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.97").
Months with the least snowfall are July and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gunnison, 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: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Gunnison, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.8 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Gunnison, CO

Average UV index in May - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Gunnison, CO

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

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in May
Gunnison, CO

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

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

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