May weather forecast
Elkhorn City, KY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, with average temperature ranging between max 73.9°F (23.3°C) and min 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from an enjoyable 64.9°F (18.3°C) in April, to a moderately hot 73.9°F (23.3°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 53.1°F (11.7°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Elkhorn City is 79%.

Rainfall

In Elkhorn City, Kentucky,, during 18.6 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.1 rainfall days, and 32.09" (815mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Elkhorn City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Elkhorn City, there are 36.4 snowfall days, and 22.36" (568mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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. 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 average humidity in May in Elkhorn City?

In May, the average relative humidity in Elkhorn City is 79%.

How much does it rain in Elkhorn City in May?

In Elkhorn City, during May, the rain falls for 18.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Elkhorn City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Elkhorn City, Kentucky. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Elkhorn City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Elkhorn City?

The average length of the day in May in Elkhorn City is 14.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Elkhorn City have in May?

In Elkhorn City, Kentucky, the average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Elkhorn City?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Elkhorn City?

In Elkhorn City, Kentucky, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average temperature in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average high temperature in May: 73.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 53.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average pressure in May - Elkhorn City, 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").

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Average wind speed in May
Elkhorn City, KY

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average humidity in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average rainfall in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (3.7").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.65").

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Average rainfall days in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average rainfall days in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average snowfall in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.59").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average snowfall days in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Elkhorn City, 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: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average sunshine days in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average UV index in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average cloud cover in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Elkhorn City, KY

Average visibility in May - Elkhorn City, KY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (5mi).

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