May weather forecast
Carson City, NV

A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada
A walking path leading to the State Capital building entrance in Carson City, Nevada

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Carson City, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 39.7°F (4.3°C) and an average high of 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a cool 53.4°F (11.9°C) in April to an enjoyable 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average low-temperature, is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 51%.

Rainfall

In Carson City, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Carson City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.4 days and collects up to 11.61" (295mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Carson City. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Carson City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Carson City, during the entire year, snow falls for 41.9 days and aggregates up to 34.17" (868mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Carson City, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of May in Carson City, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 8:18 pm PDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Carson City is 11.5h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Carson City is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Carson City?

In May, in Carson City, Nevada, the average high-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 39.7°F (4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Carson City?

In May, the average relative humidity is 51%.

How many days does it rain in May in Carson City?

In Carson City, in May, it is raining for 10.6 days, with typically 1.1" (28mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Carson City?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Carson City, Nevada. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Carson City aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Carson City have in May?

In Carson City, Nevada, the average day length in May is 14h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Carson City?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:35 am and sunset at 8:18 pm PDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Carson City?

The average sunshine duration in May in Carson City, Nevada, is 11.5h.

How high is the UV index in May in Carson City?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Carson City, Nevada, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Carson City, NV

Average temperature in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average high temperature in May: 61.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 39.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Carson City, NV

Average pressure in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Carson City, NV

Average wind speed in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are March and April (7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Carson City, NV

Average humidity in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average humidity in May: 51%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (72%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (31%).

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Average rainfall in May
Carson City, NV

Average rainfall in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.89").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Carson City, NV

Average rainfall days in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Carson City, NV

Average snowfall in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (8.07").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Carson City, NV

Average snowfall days in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Carson City, NV

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 30min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Carson City, NV

Average sunshine days in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (15 days).

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Average UV index in May
Carson City, NV

Average UV index in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Carson City, NV

Average cloud cover in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average cloud cover in May: 20

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 32).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in May
Carson City, NV

Average visibility in May - Carson City, NV
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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