Albany
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Albany, NY

The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The grand State Capitol building in Albany, New York, with a mirrored reflection in the waterfront
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Albany, New York, with average temperature fluctuating between 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Temperature

In Albany, New York, the average high-temperature rises, from a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C) in April, to a pleasant 69.4°F (20.8°C). In May, in Albany, the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 65.5%.

Rainfall

In May, in Albany, the rain falls for 13.1 days. Throughout May, 3.6" (91.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Albany, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137.8 days and collects up to 39.4" (999.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Albany. During 0.1 snowfall days, Albany aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Albany, there are 34.8 snowfall days, and 60.3" (1531.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In Albany, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Albany?

In May, in Albany, New York, the average high-temperature is 69.4°F (20.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.1°F (8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Albany?

In May, the average relative humidity in Albany, New York, is 65.5%.

How much does it rain in Albany in May?

In Albany, New York, in May, it is raining for 13.1 days, with typically 3.6" (91.7mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Albany?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Albany, New York. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Albany aggregates 0.1" (2.5mm) of snow.

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

In Albany, the average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Albany have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Albany is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Albany?

In Albany, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Albany, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 69.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.5°F).

Average humidity in May - Albany, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 65.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (75.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (61.2%).

Average rainfall in May - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.2").

Average rainfall days in May - Albany, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (9.8 days).

Average snowfall in May - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (17.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Albany, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Albany, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in May - Albany, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).