May weather forecast and climate
Ludington, MI

A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan
A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a cool month in Ludington, Michigan, with average temperature varying between 45.9°F (7.7°C) and 55°F (12.8°C).

Temperature

In Ludington, Michigan, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 45.1°F (7.3°C) in April, to a cool 55°F (12.8°C). In Ludington, Michigan,, the average low-temperature is 45.9°F (7.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Ludington is 79%.

Rainfall

In Ludington, it is raining for 11.2 days, with typically 0.83" (21mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ludington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 96.6 days and collects up to 8.58" (218mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Ludington, Michigan, snow does not fall through September.

Ocean temperature

In Ludington, the average seawater temperature is 41°F (5°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ludington is 14.8h.

Sunshine

In Ludington, Michigan, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

UV index

In Ludington, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
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 Ludington?

The average relative humidity in May is 79%.

How much does it rain in Ludington in May?

In Ludington, Michigan, in May, during 11.2 rainfall days, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ludington?

In Ludington snow does not fall in May through September.

Does it snow in Ludington in May?

In May, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Ludington?

In Ludington, Michigan, in May, the average water temperature is 41°F (5°C). Swimming in 41°F (5°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 Ludington have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Ludington have in May?

In Ludington, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Ludington?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Ludington, Michigan, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Ludington, MI

Average temperature in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 55°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 45.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ludington, MI

Average pressure in May - Ludington, 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 (29.91").

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Average wind speed in May
Ludington, MI

Average wind speed in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (14.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.1mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall days in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ludington, MI

Average snowfall in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.34").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Ludington, MI

Average sea temperature in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 41°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
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ludington, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Ludington, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (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
Ludington, MI

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 81).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Ludington, MI

Average visibility in May - Ludington, 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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