Chesterton
Indiana, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Chesterton, IN

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Chesterton, Indiana, with average temperature fluctuating between 48.4°F (9.1°C) and 71.4°F (21.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a moderate 60.1°F (15.6°C) in April, to an agreeable 71.4°F (21.9°C). In May, in Chesterton, the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

Rainfall

In Chesterton, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 3.9" (99mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Chesterton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130 days and collects up to 39.4" (999.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, in Chesterton, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, in Chesterton, 48.6" (1234mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Chesterton, the average seawater temperature in May is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Chesterton is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Chesterton?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 71.4°F (21.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 48.4°F (9.1°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Chesterton?

In May, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout May, 3.9" (99mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Chesterton in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Chesterton?

In Chesterton, the average seawater temperature in May is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In Chesterton, Indiana, the average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chesterton?

In Chesterton, Indiana, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chesterton?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average high temperature in May: 71.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 48.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average rainfall in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.7").

Average rainfall days in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August, September and October (9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (11.8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average sea temperature in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average sea temperature in May: 43°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average daylight in May: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in May - Chesterton, IN
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).