May weather forecast
Elko, NV

The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada
The front of the iconic county courthouse of Elko County in Nevada

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Elko, Nevada, with temperature in the range of an average high of 62.1°F (16.7°C) and an average low of 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

In Elko, the average high-temperature in May increases from a cool 51.6°F (10.9°C) in April to a comfortable 62.1°F (16.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Elko, is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 45%.

Rainfall

In Elko, during May, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Elko, Nevada, there are 92.1 rainfall days, and 10.28" (261mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Elko aggregates 0.39" (10mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 53 snowfall days, and 30.28" (769mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Elko is 14h and 29min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 7:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:13 am and sunset at 8:07 pm PDT.

Sunshine

In Elko, the average sunshine in May is 11.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average relative humidity in May is 45%.

How much does it rain in Elko in May?

In May, in Elko, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout May, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Elko?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Elko, Nevada. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Elko aggregates 0.39" (10mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Elko have in May?

In Elko, the average day length in May is 14h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Elko?

On the first day of May in Elko, Nevada, sunrise is at 5:40 am and sunset at 7:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:13 am and sunset at 8:07 pm PDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Elko?

In Elko, the average sunshine duration in May is 11.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Elko?

In Elko, Nevada, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average visibility

Average temperature in May
Elko, NV

Average temperature in May - Elko, NV
  • Average high temperature in May: 62.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Elko, NV

Average pressure in May - Elko, NV
  • Average pressure in May: 29.89"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.26"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Elko, NV

Average wind speed in May - Elko, NV
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Elko, NV

Average humidity in May - Elko, NV
  • Average humidity in May: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (26%).

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Average rainfall in May
Elko, NV

Average rainfall in May - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in May
Elko, NV

Average rainfall days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Elko, NV

Average snowfall in May - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.35").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Elko, NV

Average snowfall days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.5 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
Elko, NV

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Elko, NV
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Elko, NV

Average sunshine days in May - Elko, NV
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Elko, NV

Average UV index in May - Elko, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Elko, NV

Average cloud cover in May - Elko, NV
  • Average cloud cover in May: 23

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Elko, NV

Average visibility in May - Elko, NV
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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