May weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan
An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Muskegon, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In Muskegon, Michigan, the average high-temperature rises, from a frosty 48.6°F (9.2°C) in April, to a mild 59.5°F (15.3°C). In May, in Muskegon, the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 78%.

Rainfall

In Muskegon, Michigan, during May, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation. In Muskegon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.4 days and collects up to 11.42" (290mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Ocean temperature

In Muskegon, the average seawater temperature in May 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

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

Sunshine

In Muskegon, the average sunshine is 9.2h.

UV index

In Muskegon, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Muskegon?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Muskegon, is 59.5°F (15.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

How many days does it rain in May in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, during May, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Muskegon in May?

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

When it does not snow in Muskegon?

May through September are months without snowfall.

What is the water temperature in May in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, 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 Muskegon have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Muskegon have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.2h.

How high is the UV index in May in Muskegon?

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

Average temperature in May
Muskegon, MI

Average temperature in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 59.5°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (75.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Muskegon, MI

Average pressure in May - Muskegon, 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
Muskegon, MI

Average wind speed in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Muskegon, MI

Average humidity in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall days in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Muskegon, MI

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.05").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Muskegon, MI

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Muskegon, MI

Average sea temperature in May - Muskegon, 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
Muskegon, MI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Muskegon, 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: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Muskegon, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Muskegon, MI

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

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Muskegon, MI

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

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in May
Muskegon, MI

Average visibility in May - Muskegon, 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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