May weather forecast and climate
Elmira, NY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Elmira, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 67.1°F (19.5°C) and min 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a fresh 53.6°F (12°C) in April, to an enjoyable 67.1°F (19.5°C). In Elmira, New York, the average low-temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C).

Humidity

April through July, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months in Elmira.

Rainfall

In Elmira, in May, during 17.7 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Elmira, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.7 days and collects up to 29.57" (751mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Elmira are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Elmira aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 76.6 snowfall days, and 34.61" (879mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Elmira?

In May, in Elmira, the average high-temperature is 67.1°F (19.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.8°F (8.2°C).

What are the least humid months in Elmira?

April through July, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the least humid months in Elmira.

What is the average humidity in May in Elmira?

The average relative humidity in May is 78%.

How much does it rain in Elmira in May?

In Elmira, in May, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 2.8" (71mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Elmira?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Elmira. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Elmira aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Elmira have in May?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Elmira have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Elmira is 8.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Elmira?

Months with the highest UV index in Elmira are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index reading in May in Elmira?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Elmira, New York, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Elmira, NY

Average temperature in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in May
Elmira, NY

Average pressure in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in May
Elmira, NY

Average wind speed in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
Elmira, NY

Average humidity in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in May
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in May
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.24"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.82").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Elmira, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Elmira, NY

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Elmira, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 47

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 69).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in May
Elmira, NY

Average visibility in May - Elmira, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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