May weather forecast and climate
Frankfort, KY

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

Rainfall

In Frankfort, in May, during 16.9 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Frankfort, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.4 days and collects up to 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Frankfort, Kentucky, snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Frankfort?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Frankfort, is 75.2°F (24°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.1°F (13.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Frankfort?

The average relative humidity in May in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Frankfort?

In May, in Frankfort, Kentucky, the rain falls for 16.9 days. Throughout May, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Frankfort in May?

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

When it does not snow in Frankfort?

May through September are months without snowfall in Frankfort, Kentucky.

How many hours of daylight does Frankfort have in May?

In May, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Frankfort?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Frankfort?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Frankfort, KY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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).

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

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

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).

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

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