May weather forecast
Saranac Lake, NY

A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall
A view from the Saranac Lake, New York, of the tranquil setting around the lakeside homes amid the golden and brown trees in the fall

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Saranac Lake, is an enjoyable month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.8°F (6°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases from a chilly 46.9°F (8.3°C) in April to an enjoyable 62.4°F (16.9°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 42.8°F (6°C).

Humidity

The least humid month in Saranac Lake is May, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Saranac Lake, during May, the rain falls for 17.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 162.6 rainfall days, and 33.46" (850mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows in Saranac Lake. During 2 snowfall days, Saranac Lake aggregates 1.57" (40mm) of snow. In Saranac Lake, during the entire year, snow falls for 120.5 days and aggregates up to 74.72" (1898mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Saranac Lake, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 48min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of May, in Saranac Lake, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 8:32 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 7.7h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 temperature in May in Saranac Lake?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Saranac Lake, is 62.4°F (16.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

What is the least humid month in Saranac Lake?

With an average relative humidity of 77%, May is the least humid month in Saranac Lake.

What is the average humidity in May in Saranac Lake?

The average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Saranac Lake?

In Saranac Lake, during May, the rain falls for 17.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.15" (80mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Saranac Lake?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Saranac Lake, New York. During 2 snowfall days, in May, Saranac Lake aggregates 1.57" (40mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Saranac Lake have in May?

In May, the average day length is 14h and 48min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Saranac Lake?

On the first day of May in Saranac Lake, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:00 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:15 am and sunset at 8:32 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Saranac Lake?

The average sunshine duration in May in Saranac Lake, New York, is 7.7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Saranac Lake?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Saranac Lake, New York, is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average temperature in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average high temperature in May: 62.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 42.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.9°F).

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Average pressure in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average pressure in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"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
Saranac Lake, NY

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5.9mph).

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Average humidity in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average humidity in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (77%).

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Average rainfall in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.15"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average rainfall days in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (14.88").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average snowfall days in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average snowfall days in May: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (24.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 48min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average sunshine days in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average UV index in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average cloud cover in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average cloud cover in May: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 81).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in May
Saranac Lake, NY

Average visibility in May - Saranac Lake, NY
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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