May weather forecast
Bladensburg, MD

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Weather in May

As the great wheel of the year turns, the weather in May further solidifies the departure from the harsh winter and the full flowering of spring. It's a gentle stepping stone from the milder temperatures in April to the hotter conditions that await in June. There's an unmistakable increase in humidity, suggesting the nearby approach of summer. While May is notably wetter than April, the rainfall is distributed well throughout the month preventing any prolonged periods of heavy rain. The weather during this time becomes exceptionally congenial, eliciting a sigh of relief from the locals.

Temperature

May's arrival in Bladensburg signals a temperature shift, moving from an enjoyable 64.8°F (18.2°C) in April to a warm 73.9°F (23.3°C). The month of May records an average low-temperature of 57°F (13.9°C).

Humidity

May, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 17.9 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 157.9 rainfall days, and 31.14" (791mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:26 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Bladensburg, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index, 6 during May, leads to the following recommendations:
Implement precautions and maintain sun safety methods. Avoidance of sunburn is demanded. Minimize exposure to direct sunlight and seek shade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, but remember that shade structures may not offer complete protection. A hat with a broad brim is indispensable, filtering out up to half of UV rays.

Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures?

Bladensburg in May has an average high-temperature of 73.9°F (23.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 57°F (13.9°C).

What is the most humid month?

The months with the highest humidity are May, October and December, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May?

In May, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in May?

In May, the rain falls for 17.9 days. Throughout May, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow?

May through November are months without snowfall.

Does it snow in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Bladensburg have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Bladensburg?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:26 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Bladensburg have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 8.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index?

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

How high is the UV index in May?

In Bladensburg, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average temperature in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average high temperature in May: 73.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 57°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

Average pressure in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average pressure in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average wind speed in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average humidity in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, October and December (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (71%).

Average rainfall in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average rainfall in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.58").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.01").

Average rainfall days in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average rainfall days in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9 days).

Average snowfall in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average snowfall in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.6").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average snowfall days in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average sunshine days in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average sunshine days in May: 11.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.8 days).

Average UV index in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average UV index in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average cloud cover in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in May
Bladensburg, MD

Average visibility in May - Bladensburg, MD
  • 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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