May weather forecast
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 a 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 a hilly landscape view

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Plattsburgh, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 65.5°F (18.6°C) and an average low of 46°F (7.8°C).

Temperature

In Plattsburgh, the average high-temperature in May soars, from a fresh 50.7°F (10.4°C) in April, to a comfortable 65.5°F (18.6°C). In Plattsburgh, in May, the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

Humidity

April and May, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are the least humid months in Plattsburgh.

Rainfall

In Plattsburgh, during May, the rain falls for 15.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 162.6 rainfall days, and 27.6" (701mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.7 snowfall days, Plattsburgh aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 78.2 snowfall days, and 37.13" (943mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 50min.
On the first day of May in Plattsburgh, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:31 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Plattsburgh, New York, is 8.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Plattsburgh are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Plattsburgh?

In May, the average high-temperature is 65.5°F (18.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C).

What are the least humid months in Plattsburgh?

The months with the lowest humidity in Plattsburgh are April and May, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in May in Plattsburgh?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, in May, it is raining for 15.9 days, with typically 2.64" (67mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Plattsburgh?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Plattsburgh. During 0.7 snowfall days, in May, Plattsburgh aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in May in Plattsburgh?

In Plattsburgh, the average day length in May is 14h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Plattsburgh?

On the first day of May in Plattsburgh, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 7:58 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:11 am and sunset at 8:31 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Plattsburgh have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Plattsburgh, New York, is 8.9h.

When is the highest UV index in Plattsburgh?

The months with the highest UV index in Plattsburgh, New York, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in May in Plattsburgh?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average temperature in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 46°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average pressure in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average wind speed in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average humidity in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75%).

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Average rainfall in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.15").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (10").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Plattsburgh, NY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 64).
The months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Plattsburgh, NY

Average visibility in May - Plattsburgh, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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