May weather forecast and climate
Benham, KY

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Benham, Kentucky, with average temperature varying between 73.4°F (23°C) and 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Temperature

In Benham, Kentucky, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a comfortable 64.6°F (18.1°C) in April, to a warm 73.4°F (23°C). In May, in Benham, the average low-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In Benham, it is raining for 22.1 days, with typically 4.45" (113mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 197.2 rainfall days, and 44.92" (1141mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Benham are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Benham. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Benham aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Benham, during the entire year, snow falls for 43 days, and aggregates up to 23.98" (609mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Benham, Kentucky, the average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Benham?

In Benham, in May, the average high-temperature is 73.4°F (23°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.7°F (11.5°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Benham?

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Benham?

In Benham, in May, it is raining for 22.1 days, with typically 4.45" (113mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Benham?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Benham. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Benham aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Benham have in May?

In Benham, the average length of the day in May is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Benham have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Benham is 8.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Benham?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Benham is 5. 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 - Benham, KY
  • Average high temperature in May: 73.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average pressure in May - Benham, KY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99").

Average wind speed in May - Benham, KY
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

Average humidity in May - Benham, KY
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (77%).

Average rainfall in May - Benham, KY
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.45"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.65").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (2.87").

Average rainfall days in May - Benham, KY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (22.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.9 days).

Average snowfall in May - Benham, KY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.22").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Benham, KY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Benham, KY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

Average sunshine days in May - Benham, KY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 7.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (15.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (7.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Benham, KY
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Benham, KY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 37).

Average visibility in May - Benham, KY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).