May weather forecast and climate
Artesia, NM

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Artesia, is another warm month, with average temperature varying between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 61°F (16.1°C).

Temperature

In Artesia, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 78.3°F (25.7°C) in April, to a still moderately hot 85.6°F (29.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Artesia, New Mexico, is 61°F (16.1°C).

Humidity

In Artesia, the average relative humidity in May is 29%.

Rainfall

In Artesia, it is raining for 6.9 days, with typically 0.87" (22mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Artesia, New Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 9.37" (238mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Artesia snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Artesia is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In Artesia, the average sunshine is 11.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Artesia. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 Artesia?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 85.6°F (29.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Artesia?

The average relative humidity in May in Artesia, New Mexico, is 29%.

How much does it rain in Artesia in May?

In Artesia, New Mexico, during May, the rain falls for 6.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.87" (22mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Artesia?

March through October are months without snowfall in Artesia, New Mexico.

How many hours of daylight does Artesia have in May?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Artesia have in May?

In Artesia, New Mexico, the average sunshine in May is 11.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Artesia?

Months with the highest UV index in Artesia, New Mexico, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in May in Artesia?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Artesia, NM

Average temperature in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 85.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (95°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (55.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 61°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (35.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Artesia, NM

Average pressure in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 29.85"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.83").

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Average wind speed in May
Artesia, NM

Average wind speed in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 11.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Artesia, NM

Average humidity in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 29%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

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Average rainfall in May
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (1.69").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Artesia, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Artesia, NM

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.83").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Artesia, NM

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.1).

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Average sunshine days in May
Artesia, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 22.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (26.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Artesia, NM

Average UV index in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Artesia, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Artesia, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in May
Artesia, NM

Average visibility in May - Artesia, 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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