May weather forecast
Santa Fe, NM

Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Beautiful sunset over the St. Francis of Assisi Basilica in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with an average temperature varying between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases from a mild 59.7°F (15.4°C) in April to a pleasant 68.5°F (20.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Santa Fe, is 43.3°F (6.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is 34%.

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 0.63" (16mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, there are 90.3 rainfall days, and 9.8" (249mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Santa Fe are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Santa Fe, New Mexico. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Santa Fe aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow. In Santa Fe, during the entire year, snow falls for 36 days and aggregates up to 22.68" (576mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Santa Fe is 14h and 4min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:50 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:13 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average relative humidity in May is 34%.

How many days does it rain in May in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, during May, the rain falls for 7.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Santa Fe?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Santa Fe. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Santa Fe aggregates 0.63" (16mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Santa Fe?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 4min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Santa Fe?

On the first day of May in Santa Fe, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:50 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:49 am and sunset at 8:13 pm MDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Fe have in May?

In Santa Fe, the average sunshine duration in May is 11.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Santa Fe?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average temperature in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 43.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average pressure in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 29.9"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average wind speed in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average humidity in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 34%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (32%).

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Average rainfall in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.63"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.71").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average snowfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 32min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average sunshine days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average UV index in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average cloud cover in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 21).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in May
Santa Fe, NM

Average visibility in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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