May weather forecast
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Frankfort, Kentucky, with an average temperature varying between 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 75.2°F (24°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases from an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C) in April to a warm 75.2°F (24°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In Frankfort, Kentucky, in May, it is raining for 16.9 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 154.4 rainfall days, and 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Frankfort.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 16min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:56 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Frankfort?

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

How much does it rain in Frankfort in May?

In Frankfort, during May, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Frankfort in May?

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

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

In Frankfort, Kentucky, the average day length in May is 14h and 16min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Frankfort?

On the first day of May in Frankfort, Kentucky, sunrise is at 6:42 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:56 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Frankfort have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Frankfort?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Frankfort, KY

Average temperature in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Frankfort, KY

Average pressure in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average pressure in May: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Frankfort, KY

Average wind speed in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Frankfort, KY

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in May
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall days in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.61").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall days in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Frankfort, KY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 34min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Frankfort, KY

Average sunshine days in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Frankfort, KY

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

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Frankfort, KY

Average cloud cover in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Frankfort, KY

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

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

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