Albuquerque
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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
May, the last month of the spring, in Albuquerque, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.8°F (26°C) and an average low of 52.5°F (11.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a pleasant 69.1°F (20.6°C) in April, to a warm 78.8°F (26°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C).

Humidity

In Albuquerque, the average relative humidity in May is 31.1%.

Rainfall

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, it is raining for 4.2 days, with typically 0.5" (12.7mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 61.2 days and collects up to 9.5" (240.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In May, in Albuquerque, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows. Throughout the year, 9.6" (243.7mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Albuquerque is 11.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 10 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Albuquerque?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 78.8°F (26°C), while the average low-temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Albuquerque?

The average relative humidity in May in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 31.1%.

How many days does it rain in May in Albuquerque?

In May, the rain falls for 4.2 days. Throughout May, 0.5" (12.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Albuquerque in May?

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

How many hours of daylight does Albuquerque have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Albuquerque?

The average sunshine in May in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 11.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Albuquerque?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Albuquerque is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 78.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (46.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 52.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

Average humidity in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 31.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (56.8%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (29.8%).

Average rainfall in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.2 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (2.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.2h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

Average UV index in May - Albuquerque, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 10

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).