May weather forecast and climate
Taos, NM

A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
A large old building in the ancient city of Taos in New Mexico
May, the last month of the spring, in Taos, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature varying between 34.2°F (1.2°C) and 62.6°F (17°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a fresh 53.2°F (11.8°C) in April, to a comfortable 62.6°F (17°C). The average low-temperature, in Taos, New Mexico, is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Taos is 43%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout May, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 82.8 rainfall days, and 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Taos aggregates 0.87" (22mm) of snow. In Taos, during the entire year, snow falls for 37.3 days, and aggregates up to 26.14" (664mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Taos is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Taos?

In May, in Taos, New Mexico, the average high-temperature is 62.6°F (17°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Taos?

In May, the average relative humidity in Taos is 43%.

How many days does it rain in May in Taos?

In May, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout May, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Taos?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Taos, New Mexico. During 0.9 snowfall days, in May, Taos aggregates 0.87" (22mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Taos?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Taos have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 11.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Taos?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Taos is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Taos, NM
  • Average high temperature in May: 62.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 34.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (48.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Taos, NM
  • Average pressure in May: 29.9"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.89").

Average wind speed in May - Taos, NM
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.9mph).

Average humidity in May - Taos, NM
  • Average humidity in May: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (40%).

Average rainfall in May - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.23").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.43").

Average rainfall days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.87"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.63").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Taos, NM
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11.5h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.5).

Average sunshine days in May - Taos, NM
  • Average sunshine days in May: 23 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (25.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.3 days).

Average UV index in May - Taos, NM
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in May - Taos, NM
  • Average cloud cover in May: 16

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 32).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in May - Taos, NM
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (5mi).