Pittsfield
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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May weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, with average temperature varying between 66.4°F (19.1°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C) in April, to a comfortable 66.4°F (19.1°C). In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in May, the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Rainfall

In Pittsfield, during May, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.2" (106.9mm) of precipitation. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173 days and collects up to 45.4" (1152.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Pittsfield. Throughout May, Pittsfield aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Pittsfield, 75.9" (1927.8mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Pittsfield, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in May, the average high-temperature is 66.4°F (19.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

How much does it rain in Pittsfield in May?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in May, during 15 rainfall days, 4.2" (106.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Pittsfield?

May is the last month it regularly snows. Throughout May, Pittsfield aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Pittsfield?

In May, the average sunshine in Pittsfield is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Pittsfield?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 43.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in May - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in May - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

Average snowfall in May - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in May - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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