Santa Fe
New Mexico, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
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
The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with average temperature ranging between max 74.1°F (23.4°C) and min 41°F (5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a comfortable 64.8°F (18.2°C) in April, to a moderately hot 74.1°F (23.4°C). In Santa Fe, the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

Rainfall

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in May, it is raining for 4.7 days, with typically 0.9" (23.9mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, there are 65.7 rainfall days, and 14.2" (360.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through September are months without snowfall in Santa Fe.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are May through July, with an average of 11h of sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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.

What is the temperature in May in Santa Fe?

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, in May, the average high-temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 41°F (5°C).

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

In May, in Santa Fe, the rain falls for 4.7 days. Throughout May, 0.9" (23.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Santa Fe in May?

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

When it does not snow in Santa Fe?

May through September are months without snowfall.

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

In Santa Fe, the average length of the day in May is 14.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Santa Fe?

May through July, with an average of 11h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the average sunshine in May is 11h.

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

In Santa Fe, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 74.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (43.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (54.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17.4°F).

Average rainfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.5").

Average rainfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (3.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 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 - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

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: 11h

Months with most sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in May - Santa Fe, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 10

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