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

May weather forecast and climate
Brooklyn, NY

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Brooklyn, in May, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. 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 through November.

Ocean temperature

In Brooklyn, the average seawater temperature in May is 54.1°F (12.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 54.1°F (12.3°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Brooklyn is 14.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.9h.

UV index

In Brooklyn, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Brooklyn?

In May, in Brooklyn, the average high-temperature is 66°F (18.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Brooklyn?

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

What is the average humidity in May in Brooklyn?

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

How much does it rain in Brooklyn in May?

In May, in Brooklyn, New York, the rain falls for 11.4 days. Throughout May, 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Does it snow in Brooklyn in May?

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

When it does not snow in Brooklyn?

May through November are months without snowfall in Brooklyn.

What is the ocean temperature in May in Brooklyn?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C). 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.

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

In Brooklyn, the average length of the day in May is 14.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Brooklyn have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Brooklyn is 8.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Brooklyn?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Brooklyn is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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 lowest rainfall) is September (0.51").

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 lowest number of rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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

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

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

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

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in May - Brooklyn, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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