May weather forecast and climate
Branford, CT

Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut
Snow on the rocks and a pier on the water of the famed Stony Creek in Brandford City, Connecticut

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Branford, is a comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between min 51.4°F (10.8°C) and max 65.3°F (18.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a cool 54.9°F (12.7°C) in April, to a comfortable 65.3°F (18.5°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Branford is 76%.

Rainfall

In Branford, Connecticut, during May, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation. In Branford, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167.7 days and collects up to 35.67" (906mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Branford. During 0.1 snowfall days, Branford aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Branford, there are 26.4 snowfall days, and 10.12" (257mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Branford, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 temperature in May in Branford?

In May, in Branford, the average high-temperature is 65.3°F (18.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.4°F (10.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Branford?

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Branford?

In Branford, Connecticut, during May, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Branford?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Branford. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Branford aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Branford have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Branford have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Branford, Connecticut, is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Branford?

In Branford, Connecticut, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Branford, CT

Average temperature in May - Branford, CT
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 51.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in May
Branford, CT

Average pressure in May - Branford, CT
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in May
Branford, CT

Average wind speed in May - Branford, CT
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Branford, CT

Average humidity in May - Branford, CT
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Branford, CT

Average rainfall in May - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Branford, CT

Average rainfall days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Branford, CT

Average snowfall in May - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.11").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Branford, CT

Average snowfall days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Branford, CT

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Branford, CT
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.7h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Branford, CT

Average sunshine days in May - Branford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Branford, CT

Average UV index in May - Branford, CT
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Branford, CT

Average cloud cover in May - Branford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Branford, CT

Average visibility in May - Branford, CT
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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