May weather forecast and climate
Long Island City, NY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Long Island City, New York, with average temperature ranging between min 54.1°F (12.3°C) and max 67.3°F (19.6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature increases, from a mild 56.7°F (13.7°C) in April, to an enjoyable 67.3°F (19.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Long Island City, is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

Humidity

February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are most humid months in Long Island City.

Rainfall

In Long Island City, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 89.8 rainfall days, and 6.73" (171mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through November are months without snowfall in Long Island City.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Long Island City, New York, is 14.5h.

Sunshine

In Long Island City, the average sunshine is 8.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Long Island City are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Long Island City?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Long Island City, is 67.3°F (19.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 54.1°F (12.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Long Island City?

Months with the highest humidity in Long Island City, New York, are February, May and December, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in May in Long Island City?

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

How much does it rain in Long Island City in May?

In Long Island City, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Long Island City?

In Long Island City, New York, snow does not fall in April through November.

What is the average length of the day in May in Long Island City?

The average length of the day in May in Long Island City, New York, is 14.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Long Island City?

In May, the average sunshine in Long Island City is 8.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Long Island City?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Long Island City.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Long Island City?

In Long Island City, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Long Island City, NY

Average temperature in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 67.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Long Island City, NY

Average pressure in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in May
Long Island City, NY

Average wind speed in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in May
Long Island City, NY

Average humidity in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, May and December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (0.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (9.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are February, March and December (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (2.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Long Island City, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Long Island City, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (24 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Long Island City, NY

Average UV index in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Long Island City, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in May
Long Island City, NY

Average visibility in May - Long Island City, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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