May weather forecast
Newark, DE

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Newark, Delaware, with an average temperature ranging between max 71.6°F (22°C) and min 54.7°F (12.6°C).

Temperature

In Newark, Delaware, the average high-temperature in May increases from a comfortable 61.5°F (16.4°C) in April to a pleasant 71.6°F (22°C). The average low-temperature, in Newark, is 54.7°F (12.6°C).

Humidity

May, September and October, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In May, in Newark, Delaware, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout May, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 168.9 rainfall days, and 34.84" (885mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Newark are January through May, November and December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Newark. During 0.1 snowfall days, Newark aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Newark, during the entire year, snow falls for 18.1 days and aggregates up to 8.86" (225mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Newark, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Newark, Delaware, is 8.7h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Newark. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Newark?

May, September and October, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Newark, Delaware.

What is the average humidity in May in Newark?

In May, the average relative humidity in Newark is 78%.

How much does it rain in Newark in May?

In Newark, Delaware, in May, during 19 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Newark?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Newark aggregates 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in May in Newark, Delaware, is 14h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Newark?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 7:56 pm. On the last day of the month, in Newark, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Newark?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Newark is 8.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Newark?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Newark, Delaware.

What is the UV index reading in May in Newark?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Newark, Delaware, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Newark, DE

Average temperature in May - Newark, DE
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Newark, DE

Average pressure in May - Newark, DE
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Newark, DE

Average wind speed in May - Newark, DE
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (8.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Newark, DE

Average humidity in May - Newark, DE
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, September and October (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Newark, DE

Average rainfall in May - Newark, DE
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.17").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.24").

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Average rainfall days in May
Newark, DE

Average rainfall days in May - Newark, DE
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Newark, DE

Average snowfall in May - Newark, DE
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.76").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Newark, DE

Average snowfall days in May - Newark, DE
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.4 days).
The 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
Newark, DE

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Newark, DE
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Newark, DE

Average sunshine days in May - Newark, DE
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Newark, DE

Average UV index in May - Newark, DE
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Newark, DE

Average cloud cover in May - Newark, DE
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Newark, DE

Average visibility in May - Newark, DE
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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