May weather forecast and climate
Montauk, NY

The shores of The Atlantic Ocean with a far view of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, in Montauk, New York
The shores of The Atlantic Ocean with a far view of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, in Montauk, New York

What is the temperature in May in Montauk?

In Montauk, in May, the average high-temperature is 64.2°F (17.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

How much does it rain in Montauk in May?

In Montauk, New York, in May, typically, 2.2" (56.1mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Montauk?

In Montauk, New York, in May, the average water temperature is 51.8°F (11°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.
Average temperature in May - Montauk, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 64.2°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 (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 48.9°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.4°F).

Average rainfall in May - Montauk, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (4.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (2.2").

Average sea temperature in May - Montauk, NY
  • Average sea temperature in May: 51.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (37.9°F).

Average daylight in May - Montauk, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.5h

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

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