May weather forecast
Lake George, NY

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Lake George, New York, and the Tongue Mountain range viewed from atop a large rock in the Adirondack Mountains
Lake George, New York, and the Tongue Mountain range viewed from atop a large rock in the Adirondack Mountains

Weather in May

May is a transition month into summer for Lake George, known for warmer temperatures and the onset of a rainier season. With highs of 65.8°F (18.8°C), May is much warmer than April. The last traces of snow gradually melt away, leaving barely 0.2in on the ground. With more daylight hours of 14.7 and extended sunshine for 8.3 hours, people start engaging in outdoor activities. Moreover, the forthcoming month, June, holds the promise of even warmer weather.

Temperature

Lake George's weather in May is marked by a clear rise in the average high-temperature, moving up from April's cool 51.4°F (10.8°C) to an enjoyable 65.8°F (18.8°C). Lake George experiences a nighttime temperature average of 44.6°F (7°C) during May.

Humidity

In Lake George, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In Lake George, during May, the rain falls for 15.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 153.4 rainfall days, and 29.41" (747mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Lake George. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Lake George aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lake George, there are 65.5 snowfall days, and 39.96" (1015mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 7:57 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:17 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Lake George, the average sunshine in May is 8.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: An average UV index of 4 in May transforms into this advice:
Undertake precautions - It is suggested to shield oneself from sunburn. The Sun's most harmful UV rays are emitted around midday; avoid staying outdoors for long during this time. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing. Warning! The reflection from snow can nearly magnify the Sun's UV radiation twofold.
Updated: Feb 13, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average May temperature in Lake George?

In May, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Lake George, New York, are 65.8°F (18.8°C) and 44.6°F (7°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in May in Lake George?

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How much does it rain in Lake George in May?

In May, the rain falls for 15.8 days. Throughout May, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Lake George?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Lake George. During 0.5 snowfall days, in May, Lake George aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Lake George?

In Lake George, New York, the average day length in May is 14h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Lake George?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 7:57 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:17 am and sunset at 8:28 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lake George have in May?

In Lake George, New York, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lake George?

In Lake George, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Lake George, NY

Average temperature in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 44.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

Average pressure in May
Lake George, NY

Average pressure in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Lake George, NY

Average wind speed in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

Average humidity in May
Lake George, NY

Average humidity in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in May
Lake George, NY

Average rainfall in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

Average rainfall days in May
Lake George, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in May
Lake George, NY

Average snowfall in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10.55").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Lake George, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Lake George, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

Average sunshine days in May
Lake George, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.8 days).

Average UV index in May
Lake George, NY

Average UV index in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in May
Lake George, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 48

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

Average visibility in May
Lake George, NY

Average visibility in May - Lake George, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (4mi).

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