May weather forecast
Athol, MA

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Athol, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Temperature

In Athol, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 54.3°F (12.4°C) in April, to a comfortable 66.7°F (19.3°C). In May, in Athol, the average low-temperature is 46.6°F (8.1°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Athol, during 15.6 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Athol, during the entire year, the rain falls for 145 days and collects up to 28.03" (712mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Athol. May is the last month it regularly snows in Athol. During 0.1 snowfall days, Athol aggregates 0.35" (9mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Athol, there are 43.1 snowfall days, and 25.75" (654mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Athol, Massachusetts, is 8.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Athol is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Athol?

In Athol, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in Athol in May?

In Athol, in May, during 15.6 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Athol?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Athol. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Athol aggregates 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

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

In Athol, Massachusetts, the average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Athol?

In Athol, the average sunshine in May is 8.3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Athol?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index 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
Athol, MA

Average temperature in May - Athol, MA
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Athol, MA

Average pressure in May - Athol, MA
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in May
Athol, MA

Average wind speed in May - Athol, MA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in May
Athol, MA

Average humidity in May - Athol, MA
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Athol, MA

Average rainfall in May - Athol, MA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in May
Athol, MA

Average rainfall days in May - Athol, MA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Athol, MA

Average snowfall in May - Athol, MA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.69").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Athol, MA

Average snowfall days in May - Athol, MA
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Athol, MA

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Athol, MA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Athol, MA

Average sunshine days in May - Athol, MA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13 days).

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Average UV index in May
Athol, MA

Average UV index in May - Athol, MA
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Athol, MA

Average cloud cover in May - Athol, MA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in May
Athol, MA

Average visibility in May - Athol, MA
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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