Bethel
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bethel, ME

A wooden closed bridge in Bethel, Maine, with beautiful yellow and green trees on both sides, on a warm, clear, and cool day in the fall
A wooden closed bridge in Bethel, Maine, with beautiful yellow and green trees on both sides, on a warm, clear, and cool day in the fall
The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Bethel, Maine, with average temperature ranging between min 39.2°F (4°C) and max 64.4°F (18°C).

Temperature

In Bethel, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 51.8°F (11°C) in April, to an enjoyable 64.4°F (18°C). In Bethel, the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

Rainfall

In Bethel, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 3.6" (91mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Bethel, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141 days and collects up to 43.1" (1094mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Bethel, Maine, is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
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 Bethel?

In Bethel, Maine, in May, the average high-temperature is 64.4°F (18°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Bethel?

In Bethel, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 3.6" (91mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In May, the average length of the day is 14.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bethel?

In Bethel, Maine, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Bethel?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bethel, ME
  • Average high temperature in May: 64°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 39°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (3°F).

Average rainfall in May - Bethel, ME
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.8").

Average rainfall days in May - Bethel, ME
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, November and December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and September (10 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bethel, ME
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Bethel, ME
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).