May weather forecast and climate
Kingston, NY

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Kingston, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 47.7°F (8.7°C) and an average high of 69.3°F (20.7°C).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in May rises, 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

The average relative humidity in May is 76%.

Rainfall

In May, in Kingston, the rain falls for 15.5 days. Throughout May, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 152.8 rainfall days, and 26.1" (663mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kingston is 14.6h.

Sunshine

In Kingston, New York, the average sunshine is 8.8h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Kingston?

In Kingston, New York, in May, the average high-temperature is 69.3°F (20.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 47.7°F (8.7°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Kingston?

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

How much does it rain in Kingston in May?

In Kingston, New York, in May, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 2.24" (57mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Kingston?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Kingston. 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 Kingston, the average length of the day in May is 14.6h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kingston?

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

How high is the UV index in May in Kingston?

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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").

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kingston, 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: 8.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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).

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

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

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).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 34).

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

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