May weather forecast and climate
Ouray, CO

The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado
The colorful city of Ouray set between high mountains in Colorado

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Ouray, is a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Temperature

In Ouray, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a wintry 36.5°F (2.5°C) in April, to a frosty 47.1°F (8.4°C). In Ouray, the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Ouray, Colorado, is 65%.

Rainfall

In Ouray, it is raining for 9.2 days, with typically 2.87" (73mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ouray, during the entire year, the rain falls for 98.2 days and collects up to 26.65" (677mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, August through December are months with snowfall in Ouray. In May, it is snowing for 13.2 days. Throughout May, 16.18" (411mm) of snow is accumulated. In Ouray, during the entire year, snow falls for 102 days, and aggregates up to 101.02" (2566mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ouray is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 10.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ouray, Colorado, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Ouray?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Ouray, Colorado, is 47.1°F (8.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ouray?

In May, the average relative humidity in Ouray is 65%.

How many days does it rain in May in Ouray?

In Ouray, Colorado, in May, during 9.2 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Ouray in May?

In May, in Ouray, it is snowing for 13.2 days. Throughout May, 16.18" (411mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Ouray?

In May, the average sunshine in Ouray is 10.5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Ouray?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ouray is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Ouray, CO

Average temperature in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 47.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (65.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (43.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ouray, CO

Average pressure in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.92"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (29.92").

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Average wind speed in May
Ouray, CO

Average wind speed in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ouray, CO

Average humidity in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (47%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (5.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.1").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ouray, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 16.18"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (16.26").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ouray, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (16.5 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ouray, 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: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5.7).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ouray, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ouray, CO

Average UV index in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ouray, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Ouray, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in May
Ouray, CO

Average visibility in May - Ouray, 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 and December (4mi).

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