May weather forecast
Staten Island, NY

Weather in May

Ocean temperature

In Staten Island, New York, the average seawater temperature in May is 52.5°F (11.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 28min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:28 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.
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FAQ

What is the water temperature in May in Staten Island?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Staten Island have in May?

In May, the average day length in Staten Island is 14h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Staten Island?

On the first day of May in Staten Island, New York, sunrise is at 5:55 am and sunset at 7:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:28 am and sunset at 8:20 pm EDT.

Average sea temperature in May
Staten Island, NY

Average sea temperature in May - Staten Island, NY
  • Average sea temperature in May: 52.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (74.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (39.7°F).

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Average daylight in May
Staten Island, NY

Average daylight in May - Staten Island, NY
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 20min).

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