May weather forecast
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Lansing, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 66.6°F (19.2°C) and min 48.6°F (9.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises from a cool 54.1°F (12.3°C) in April to a comfortable 66.6°F (19.2°C). In May, in Lansing, the average low-temperature is 48.6°F (9.2°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.2 days and accumulates 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Lansing are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.3 snowfall days, Lansing aggregates 0.04" (1mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 59.2 snowfall days, and 16.46" (418mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 39min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of May, in Lansing, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 9:08 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. 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 temperature in May in Lansing?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 66.6°F (19.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 48.6°F (9.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Lansing?

The average relative humidity in May in Lansing is 79%.

What is the wettest month in Lansing?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Lansing, Michigan. Rain falls for 17.2 days and accumulates 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Lansing?

In Lansing, Michigan, in May, during 17.2 rainfall days, 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Lansing?

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

How many hours of daylight does Lansing have in May?

The average day length in May in Lansing, Michigan, is 14h and 39min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Lansing?

On the first day of May in Lansing, Michigan, sunrise is at 6:32 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 9:08 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lansing?

In Lansing, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lansing?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Lansing, Michigan.

How high is the UV index in May in Lansing?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Lansing, MI

Average temperature in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 66.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 48.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Lansing, MI

Average pressure in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Lansing, MI

Average wind speed in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.5mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Lansing, MI

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (77%).

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Average rainfall in May
Lansing, MI

Average rainfall in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in May
Lansing, MI

Average rainfall days in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Lansing, MI

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Lansing, MI

Average snowfall days in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.2 days).
The 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
Lansing, MI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 17min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Lansing, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Lansing, MI

Average UV index in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Lansing, MI

Average cloud cover in May - Lansing, MI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in May
Lansing, MI

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

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

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