May weather forecast
Kingston, NY

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Kingston, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature ranging between max 69.3°F (20.7°C) and min 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in May increases from a moderate 56.7°F (13.7°C) in April to a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In May, in Kingston, New York, the rain falls for 15.5 days. Throughout May, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Kingston, New York, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.8 days and collects up to 26.1" (663mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Kingston. During 0.2 snowfall days, Kingston aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow. In Kingston, New York, during the entire year, snow falls for 40 days and aggregates up to 19.02" (483mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Kingston, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 35min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of May, in Kingston, New York, sunrise is at 5:23 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Kingston, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston, New York, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in May in Kingston?

The average relative humidity in May is 76%.

How much does it rain in Kingston in May?

In Kingston, New York, in May, during 15.5 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Kingston?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Kingston, New York. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Kingston aggregates 0.24" (6mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in May?

In May, the average day length in Kingston is 14h and 35min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Kingston?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kingston, New York, sunrise is at 5:23 am and sunset at 8:24 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Kingston is 8.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Kingston?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston, New York, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Kingston, NY

Average temperature in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 69.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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Average pressure in May
Kingston, NY

Average pressure in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Kingston, NY

Average wind speed in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Kingston, NY

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kingston, NY

Average rainfall in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in May
Kingston, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (16.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kingston, NY

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (5.43").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Kingston, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.7 days).
The 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
Kingston, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kingston, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kingston, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (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
Kingston, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Kingston, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in May
Kingston, NY

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

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

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