May weather forecast
Townsend, MA

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Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Townsend, is a comfortable month, with an average temperature varying between 47.7°F (8.7°C) and 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Temperature

Townsend sees a rise in temperature during May, with average high-temperatures transitioning from a fresh 55.2°F (12.9°C) in April to a comfortable 67.3°F (19.6°C). Throughout the month of May, Townsend sees a steady low-temperature average of 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Townsend is 73%.

Rainfall

In Townsend, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Townsend, there are 147.4 rainfall days, and 28.46" (723mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Townsend are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Townsend aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 35.7 snowfall days, and 25.35" (644mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Townsend is 14h and 38min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:17 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Townsend is 8.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Townsend is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: An average maximum UV index of 5 in May leads to these recommendations:
Guard yourself - Avoiding sunburn is suggested. Direct exposure to the Sun during its peak hours around mid-day should be minimized for safety. Prioritize a wide-brim hat for comprehensive sun defense for your face, neck, eyes, and ears. Remember to consider! The UV radiation from the Sun can be intensified nearly twice by the reflection of snow.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average May temperature in Townsend?

In May, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 67.3°F (19.6°C) and 47.7°F (8.7°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in May in Townsend?

In Townsend, the average relative humidity in May is 73%.

How many days does it rain in May in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, in May, during 15.3 rainfall days, 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Townsend?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Townsend aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in May is 14h and 38min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Townsend?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 7:47 pm. On the last day of the month, in Townsend, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:17 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Townsend?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Townsend?

In Townsend, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Townsend, MA

Average temperature in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.7°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 (18.5°F).

Average pressure in May
Townsend, MA

Average pressure in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Townsend, MA

Average wind speed in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in May
Townsend, MA

Average humidity in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average humidity in May: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

Average rainfall in May
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.13"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in May
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall days in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in May
Townsend, MA

Average snowfall in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.38").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Townsend, MA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in May
Townsend, MA

Average sunshine days in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.2 days).

Average UV index in May
Townsend, MA

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and 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
Townsend, MA

Average cloud cover in May - Townsend, MA
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in May
Townsend, MA

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

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

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