May weather forecast and climate
Steamboat Springs, CO

Winter, snow on trees, and the beautiful gondola house afar, in the Steamboat Springs Resort, Colorado
Winter, snow on trees, and the beautiful gondola house afar, in the Steamboat Springs Resort, Colorado

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Steamboat Springs, is a moderate month, with average temperature ranging between min 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and max 55.6°F (13.1°C).

Temperature

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the average high-temperature in May increases, from a frosty 43.3°F (6.3°C) in April, to a moderate 55.6°F (13.1°C). In May, in Steamboat Springs, the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Steamboat Springs is 64%.

Rainfall

In Steamboat Springs, during 9.7 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Steamboat Springs, there are 74.4 rainfall days, and 8.15" (207mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Steamboat Springs are January through June, September through December. In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, during 2.3 snowfall days, 1.3" (33mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Steamboat Springs, during the entire year, snow falls for 79.6 days, and aggregates up to 42.4" (1077mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In Steamboat Springs, the average sunshine in May is 10.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Steamboat Springs 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 the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
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 temperature in May in Steamboat Springs?

In May, the average high-temperature is 55.6°F (13.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Steamboat Springs?

The average relative humidity in May is 64%.

How many days does it rain in May in Steamboat Springs?

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, during May, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in May in Steamboat Springs?

In Steamboat Springs, Colorado, in May, snow falls for 2.3 days, with typically accumulated 1.3" (33mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Steamboat Springs have in May?

In Steamboat Springs, the average length of the day in May is 14.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Steamboat Springs?

In May, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Steamboat Springs?

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

Average temperature in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average temperature in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average high temperature in May: 55.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 31.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (45.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.3°F).

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Average pressure in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average pressure in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.24").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April, May and June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average wind speed in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average humidity in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average humidity in May: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

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Average rainfall in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average rainfall in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.79"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and February (1.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average rainfall days in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average snowfall in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.3"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.39").
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average snowfall days in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average sunshine days in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average UV index in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (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
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average cloud cover in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average cloud cover in May: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 49).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, August and September (Cloud cover 14).

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Average visibility in May
Steamboat Springs, CO

Average visibility in May - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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