May weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Weather in May

May solidifies the presence of spring in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The climate is significantly warmer, and the longer daylight hours paint a brighter picture. Rainfall decreases slightly to 0.47" (12mm), observed alongside the complete cessation of snowfall. May invites residents to indulge in outdoor activities, be it gardening, beach walks, or alfresco dining. The sun casts a warm glow over the town, casting vibrant hues on the landscape.

Temperature

With the onset of May, the average high-temperature slightly shifts from April's frosty 48.4°F (9.1°C) to a refreshing 57.9°F (14.4°C). In May, Old Orchard Beach reports a consistent average low-temperature of 46.9°F (8.3°C) during the nights.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in May, it is raining for 7.5 days, with typically 0.47" (12mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Old Orchard Beach, snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in May is 46.6°F (8.1°C).
Note: Swimming in 46.6°F (8.1°C) can be lethal. Merely spending a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) waters feels harsh, and venturing below 50°F (10°C) might disrupt breathing control and bring about cold shock, contingent on individual resilience.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 43min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 7:44 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:03 am and sunset at 8:15 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Old Orchard Beach is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A daily high UV index of 4 in May leads to these guidelines:
Act with care - The need to guard against sun damage is communicated. Avoiding the Sun's peak radiation during midday hours is essential for health and safety. Sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays play a pivotal role in reducing solar eye damage.
Updated: Jun 19, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

What is the average May temperature in Old Orchard Beach?

The high-temperature, in May, in Old Orchard Beach, records 57.9°F (14.4°C), while the low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May?

The average relative humidity in May is 81%.

How many days does it rain in May?

In May, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout May, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow?

In Old Orchard Beach, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in May?

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

What is the water temperature in May?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average seawater temperature in May is 46.6°F (8.1°C). Swimming in 46.6°F (8.1°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Old Orchard Beach have in May?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average day length in May is 14h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 7:44 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:03 am and sunset at 8:15 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Orchard Beach have in May?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in May?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in May: 57.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46.9°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 (21°F).

Average pressure in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in May: 29.99"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

Average humidity in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in May: 46.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in May: 21.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

Average UV index in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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

Average cloud cover in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in May
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in May - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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