May weather forecast and climate
Holland, MI

A windmill stands in the middle of a large field full of bright tulip flowers in Holland, Michigan
A windmill stands in the middle of a large field full of bright tulip flowers in Holland, Michigan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Holland, is an enjoyable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 62.4°F (16.9°C) and an average low of 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Temperature

In Holland, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a fresh 51.1°F (10.6°C) in April, to a comfortable 62.4°F (16.9°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 49.1°F (9.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Holland, in May, during 16.5 rainfall days, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Holland, there are 149.3 rainfall days, and 25.91" (658mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Holland aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. In Holland, during the entire year, snow falls for 63.5 days, and aggregates up to 17.44" (443mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Holland is 42.8°F (6°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Holland, Michigan, is 14.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Holland is 9h.

UV index

In Holland, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Holland?

In Holland, the average relative humidity in May is 79%.

How many days does it rain in May in Holland?

In Holland, Michigan, during May, the rain falls for 16.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Holland?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Holland aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in May in Holland?

In Holland, the average seawater temperature in May is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Holland have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Holland is 14.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Holland?

The average sunshine in May in Holland, Michigan, is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Holland?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Holland, MI

Average temperature in May - Holland, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 62.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 49.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Holland, MI

Average pressure in May - Holland, MI
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"

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
Holland, MI

Average wind speed in May - Holland, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Holland, MI

Average humidity in May - Holland, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Holland, MI

Average rainfall in May - Holland, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in May
Holland, MI

Average rainfall days in May - Holland, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 16.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Holland, MI

Average snowfall in May - Holland, MI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.04"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.53").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Holland, MI

Average snowfall days in May - Holland, MI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Holland, MI

Average sea temperature in May - Holland, MI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 43°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Holland, MI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Holland, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14.7h

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: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Holland, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Holland, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (7.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Holland, MI

Average UV index in May - Holland, MI
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Holland, MI

Average cloud cover in May - Holland, MI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in May
Holland, MI

Average visibility in May - Holland, MI
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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