May weather forecast and climate
Albuquerque, NM

A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings
A square in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a view of the civic and government buildings

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 75.2°F (24°C) and 50°F (10°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 66.7°F (19.3°C) in April, to a warm 75.2°F (24°C). In Albuquerque, in May, the average low-temperature is 50°F (10°C).

Humidity

In Albuquerque, the average relative humidity in May is 28%.

Rainfall

In May, in Albuquerque, the rain falls for 5.8 days. Throughout May, 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Albuquerque, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 8.23" (209mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Albuquerque snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Albuquerque is 14h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Albuquerque is 11.8h.

UV index

In Albuquerque, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Albuquerque?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Albuquerque, is 75.2°F (24°C), while the average low-temperature is 50°F (10°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 28%.

How many days does it rain in May in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, in May, it is raining for 5.8 days, with typically 0.39" (10mm) of accumulated precipitation.

Does it snow in Albuquerque in May?

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

When it does not snow in Albuquerque?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, snow does not fall in May through September.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Albuquerque is 14h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albuquerque have in May?

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the average sunshine in May is 11.8h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Albuquerque?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Albuquerque is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average temperature in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 75.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.6°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (43.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 50°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average pressure in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 29.89"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.89").

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Average wind speed in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average wind speed in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average humidity in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 28%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (27%).

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Average rainfall in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (0.35").

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Average rainfall days in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 5.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.44").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average snowfall days in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7).

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Average sunshine days in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (24.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average UV index in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Albuquerque, NM

Average visibility in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • 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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