May weather forecast
Reno, NV

Big signage at the entrance into Reno, Nevada
Big signage at the entrance into Reno, Nevada

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Reno, is a comfortable month, with average temperature ranging between min 41.2°F (5.1°C) and max 63.7°F (17.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 54.7°F (12.6°C) in April, to a comfortable 63.7°F (17.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Reno, is 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Humidity

In Reno, the average relative humidity is 48%.

Rainfall

In May, in Reno, Nevada, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout May, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 78.7 rainfall days, and 9.29" (236mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Reno. During 0.4 snowfall days, in May, Reno aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 33.8 snowfall days, and 23.94" (608mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Reno, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Reno is 11.2h.

UV index

In Reno, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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 average humidity in May in Reno?

The average relative humidity in May in Reno is 48%.

How much does it rain in Reno in May?

In May, the rain falls for 10.5 days. Throughout May, 0.98" (25mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Reno?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Reno. During 0.4 snowfall days, in May, Reno aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Reno?

In Reno, the average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Reno have in May?

In Reno, Nevada, the average sunshine in May is 11.2h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Reno?

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

Average temperature in May
Reno, NV

Average temperature in May - Reno, NV
  • Average high temperature in May: 63.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (23.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Reno, NV

Average pressure in May - Reno, NV
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.19").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in May
Reno, NV

Average wind speed in May - Reno, NV
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Reno, NV

Average humidity in May - Reno, NV
  • Average humidity in May: 48%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (73%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (28%).

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Average rainfall in May
Reno, NV

Average rainfall in May - Reno, NV
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.98"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.16").

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Average rainfall days in May
Reno, NV

Average rainfall days in May - Reno, NV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 10.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (11.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Reno, NV

Average snowfall in May - Reno, NV
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (6.1").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Reno, NV

Average snowfall days in May - Reno, NV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Reno, NV

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Reno, NV
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Reno, NV

Average sunshine days in May - Reno, NV
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (26.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (15.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Reno, NV

Average UV index in May - Reno, NV
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Reno, NV

Average cloud cover in May - Reno, NV
  • Average cloud cover in May: 22

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 34).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 8).

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Average visibility in May
Reno, NV

Average visibility in May - Reno, NV
  • 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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