May weather forecast
Rifton, NY

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Rifton, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 68.9°F (20.5°C) and an average low of 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Temperature

In Rifton, the average high-temperature in May increases from a moderate 56.7°F (13.7°C) in April to a pleasant 68.9°F (20.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 47.8°F (8.8°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Rifton, it is raining for 15.9 days, with typically 2.17" (55mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Rifton, there are 141.4 rainfall days, and 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Rifton. During 0.2 snowfall days, Rifton aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Rifton, New York, there are 30.6 snowfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 34min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of May, in Rifton, New York, sunrise is at 5:23 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Rifton is 8.7h.

UV index

In Rifton, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 average humidity in May in Rifton?

The average relative humidity in May in Rifton is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Rifton?

In May, the rain falls for 15.9 days. Throughout May, 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Rifton?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Rifton. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Rifton aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

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

In Rifton, the average day length in May is 14h and 34min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Rifton?

On the first day of May in Rifton, sunrise is at 5:51 am and sunset at 7:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:23 am and sunset at 8:23 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Rifton have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Rifton is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Rifton?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Rifton, NY

Average temperature in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 68.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 47.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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Average pressure in May
Rifton, NY

Average pressure in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in May
Rifton, NY

Average wind speed in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

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Average humidity in May
Rifton, NY

Average humidity in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Rifton, NY

Average rainfall in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.17"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in May
Rifton, NY

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Rifton, NY

Average snowfall in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.13").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Rifton, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 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
Rifton, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Rifton, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Rifton, NY

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The 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
Rifton, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in May
Rifton, NY

Average visibility in May - Rifton, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

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

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