May weather forecast and climate
Surf City, NJ

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Surf City, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 63.9°F (17.7°C) and 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Temperature

In Surf City, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 54.7°F (12.6°C) in April, to an enjoyable 63.9°F (17.7°C). In May, in Surf City, New Jersey, the average low-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C).

Humidity

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

In May, in Surf City, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout May, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112.9 rainfall days, and 11.02" (280mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Surf City snow does not fall in April through November.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.9°F (12.7°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Surf City is 9.1h.

UV index

In Surf City, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Surf City?

In Surf City, New Jersey, in May, the average high-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 56.3°F (13.5°C).

What are the most humid months in Surf City?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Surf City, New Jersey.

What is the average humidity in May in Surf City?

In Surf City, the average relative humidity in May is 81%.

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

In Surf City, New Jersey, during May, the rain falls for 11.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Surf City?

In Surf City snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the water temperature in May in Surf City?

In May, the average ocean temperature in Surf City, New Jersey, is 54.9°F (12.7°C). Swimming in 54.9°F (12.7°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 Surf City have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Surf City have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Surf City?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Surf City, New Jersey, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Surf City, NJ

Average temperature in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average high temperature in May: 63.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 56.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (31.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Surf City, NJ

Average pressure in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in May
Surf City, NJ

Average wind speed in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average wind speed in May: 10.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Surf City, NJ

Average humidity in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average humidity in May: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Surf City, NJ

Average rainfall in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.06"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and December (1.14").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and September (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in May
Surf City, NJ

Average rainfall days in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Surf City, NJ

Average snowfall in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.94").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Surf City, NJ

Average snowfall days in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Surf City, NJ

Average sea temperature in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average sea temperature in May: 54.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (75.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (40.8°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Surf City, NJ

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Surf City, NJ
  • 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: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Surf City, NJ

Average sunshine days in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (15.2 days).

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Average UV index in May
Surf City, NJ

Average UV index in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Surf City, NJ

Average cloud cover in May - Surf City, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in May: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
Surf City, NJ

Average visibility in May - Surf City, NJ
  • 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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