May weather forecast
Brooklyn, NY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Brooklyn, New York, with an average temperature varying between 66°F (18.9°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Temperature

In Brooklyn, the average high-temperature in May rises from a mild 55.9°F (13.3°C) in April to a comfortable 66°F (18.9°C). In Brooklyn, in May, the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Brooklyn, New York, are February, May and June, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Brooklyn, New York, in May, during 11.4 rainfall days, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Brooklyn, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110.8 days and collects up to 10.39" (264mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Brooklyn, snow does not fall in May through November.

Ocean temperature

In Brooklyn, New York, the average water temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Brooklyn, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 28min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:19 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Brooklyn is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Brooklyn?

The months with the highest humidity in Brooklyn are February, May and June, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Brooklyn?

In Brooklyn, New York, the average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How many days does it rain in May in Brooklyn?

In Brooklyn, during May, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Brooklyn?

May through November are months without snowfall in Brooklyn.

Does it snow in Brooklyn in May?

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

How cold is the water in May in Brooklyn?

In Brooklyn, the average seawater temperature in May is 54.1°F (12.3°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

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

In Brooklyn, the average day length in May is 14h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Brooklyn?

On the first day of May in Brooklyn, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 7:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:19 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Brooklyn have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8.9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Brooklyn?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Brooklyn, New York, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average temperature in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 66°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 (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average pressure in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average wind speed in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average humidity in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and June (76%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August and November (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average rainfall in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.34").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average snowfall in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (0.55").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (3.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average sea temperature in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average sea temperature in May: 54.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.9°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 17.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (16 days).

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Average UV index in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average UV index in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • 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, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Brooklyn, NY

Average visibility in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • 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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