May weather forecast and climate
East Tawas, MI

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderate month in East Tawas, Michigan, with average temperature ranging between max 58.8°F (14.9°C) and min 44.8°F (7.1°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a chilly 46.8°F (8.2°C) in April, to a moderate 58.8°F (14.9°C). In May, in East Tawas, the average low-temperature is 44.8°F (7.1°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in East Tawas is May, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12.3 days and accumulates 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in East Tawas. During 0.3 snowfall days, East Tawas aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In East Tawas, during the entire year, snow falls for 56.9 days, and aggregates up to 9.29" (236mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In East Tawas, Michigan, the average seawater temperature in May is 39.9°F (4.4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

The average length of the day in East Tawas is 14.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in East Tawas is 8.9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in East Tawas?

May is the least humid month in East Tawas, Michigan, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in May in East Tawas?

In East Tawas, the average relative humidity in May is 74%.

What is the rainiest month in East Tawas?

The month with the most rainfall in East Tawas is May when the rain falls for 12.3 days and typically aggregates up to 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in East Tawas?

In East Tawas, in May, during 12.3 rainfall days, 1.81" (46mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in East Tawas?

May is the last month it regularly snows in East Tawas, Michigan. During 0.3 snowfall days, in May, East Tawas aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in May in East Tawas?

In May, the average ocean temperature in East Tawas is 39.9°F (4.4°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

What is the average length of the day in May in East Tawas?

The average length of the day in May in East Tawas is 14.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does East Tawas have in May?

In East Tawas, Michigan, the average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in East Tawas?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
East Tawas, MI

Average temperature in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 58.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
East Tawas, MI

Average pressure in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in May
East Tawas, MI

Average wind speed in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
East Tawas, MI

Average humidity in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
East Tawas, MI

Average rainfall in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.81"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.81").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.63").

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Average rainfall days in May
East Tawas, MI

Average rainfall days in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
East Tawas, MI

Average snowfall in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
East Tawas, MI

Average snowfall days in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
East Tawas, MI

Average sea temperature in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 39.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70.4°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (32.6°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
East Tawas, MI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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Average sunshine days in May
East Tawas, MI

Average sunshine days in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are September and November (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
East Tawas, MI

Average UV index in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
East Tawas, MI

Average cloud cover in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
East Tawas, MI

Average visibility in May - East Tawas, MI
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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