May weather forecast
Saginaw, MI

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Weather in May

The advent of May signals the end of spring, paving the way for the long-awaited summer season. The Saginaw weather is characterized by warmer temperatures and longer sunny hours, making outdoor activities more enjoyable. Showers are a constant companion, with rainfall averaging 1.38" (35mm). The extended daylight hours paired with the imminent summer heat allow for a variety of recreational endeavors. City dwellers take full advantage of this comfortable climate, indulging in biking, hiking, and other invigorating activities.

Temperature

May brings a temperature change, with average high-temperatures moving from April's cool 52.3°F (11.3°C) to a comfortable 65.8°F (18.8°C). Throughout May, Saginaw encounters an average temperature drop to a frosty 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Saginaw, Michigan, is 76%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Saginaw is May, when the rain falls for 13.8 days and typically aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Saginaw, snow does not fall in May through October.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of May, in Saginaw, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 9:09 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the UV index of 5 transforms into the following advice:
Undertake protective steps - Preventing sun damage is advised. The Sun's radiation is especially intense around midday; try to stay in shade during this period. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Guard yourself! Snow reflection can almost double the UV radiation from the Sun.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What are May temperatures in Saginaw?

During May, Saginaw experiences an average high-temperature of 65.8°F (18.8°C) and a low-temperature of 47.7°F (8.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Saginaw?

The average relative humidity in May in Saginaw, Michigan, is 76%.

What is the rainiest month in Saginaw?

The month with the most rainfall in Saginaw is May, when the rain falls for 13.8 days and typically aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Saginaw?

In Saginaw, Michigan, in May, it is raining for 13.8 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Saginaw?

In Saginaw, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Saginaw in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Saginaw have in May?

The average day length in May in Saginaw, Michigan, is 14h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Saginaw?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 8:38 pm. On the last day of the month, in Saginaw, Michigan, sunrise is at 5:57 am and sunset at 9:09 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Saginaw have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Saginaw, Michigan, is 8.6h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in May in Saginaw?

In Saginaw, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Saginaw, MI

Average temperature in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.3°F).

Average pressure in May
Saginaw, MI

Average pressure in May - Saginaw, 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 (29.92"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Saginaw, MI

Average wind speed in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.5mph).

Average humidity in May
Saginaw, MI

Average humidity in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

Average rainfall in May
Saginaw, MI

Average rainfall in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (1.38").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (0.47").

Average rainfall days in May
Saginaw, MI

Average rainfall days in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.8 days).

Average snowfall in May
Saginaw, MI

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.77").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Saginaw, MI

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 4min

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 48min).

Average sunshine days in May
Saginaw, MI

Average sunshine days in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (14.1 days).

Average UV index in May
Saginaw, MI

Average UV index in May - Saginaw, 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, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May
Saginaw, MI

Average cloud cover in May - Saginaw, MI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 71).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

Average visibility in May
Saginaw, MI

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

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

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