Las Cruces
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Las Cruces, NM

The view of the lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in spring
The view of the lovely hilly countryside in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in spring
The last month of the spring, May, is a tropical month in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between max 86.7°F (30.4°C) and min 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a moderately hot 77.7°F (25.4°C) in April, to a hot 86.7°F (30.4°C). In Las Cruces, in May, the average low-temperature is 53.8°F (12.1°C).

Rainfall

In Las Cruces, it is raining for 2.4 days, with typically 0.4" (10.2mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Las Cruces, during the entire year, the rain falls for 51.7 days and collects up to 9.8" (247.7mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Las Cruces is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Las Cruces is 12h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Las Cruces is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in May in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, in May, the average high-temperature is 86.7°F (30.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.8°F (12.1°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Las Cruces?

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, in May, during 2.4 rainfall days, 0.4" (10.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Las Cruces have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Las Cruces?

In May, the average sunshine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is 12h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Las Cruces?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 86.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (94.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 53.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (29.1°F).

Average rainfall in May - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 2.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (1.9 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 12h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 13h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in May - Las Cruces, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 11

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).