Plattsburgh
New York, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Plattsburgh, NY

A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and hilly landscape view
A sunny and dry day in the townscape of Plattsburgh, New York, with a view of the iconic tower next to the river, dry trees, and hilly landscape view
May, the last month of the spring, in Plattsburgh, is an enjoyable month, with average temperature ranging between max 66.2°F (19°C) and min 44.6°F (7°C).

Temperature

In Plattsburgh, the average high-temperature in May rises, from a fresh 53.6°F (12°C) in April, to a comfortable 66.2°F (19°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

Rainfall

In Plattsburgh, New York, in May, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 2.7" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Plattsburgh, there are 149 rainfall days, and 29.7" (755mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.8h.

Sunshine

In Plattsburgh, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Plattsburgh?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Plattsburgh, is 66.2°F (19°C), while the average low-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C).

How much does it rain in Plattsburgh in May?

In Plattsburgh, in May, during 13 rainfall days, 2.7" (69mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Plattsburgh have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Plattsburgh, New York, is 14.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, New York, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 66°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 45°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.6").

Average rainfall days in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (10 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).