May weather forecast
Cincinnati, OH

A beautiful park in spring next to the John A Roebling suspension bridge in Cincinnati, Ohio
A beautiful park in spring next to the John A Roebling suspension bridge in Cincinnati, Ohio

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Cincinnati, is a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 73.8°F (23.2°C).

Temperature

In Cincinnati, the average high-temperature in May increases from an enjoyable 63.7°F (17.6°C) in April to a moderately hot 73.8°F (23.2°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May, when the rain falls for 17.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Cincinnati, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:57 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Cincinnati, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Cincinnati. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Cincinnati?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Cincinnati, is 73.8°F (23.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Cincinnati?

In May, the average relative humidity in Cincinnati, Ohio, is 79%.

What is the rainiest month in Cincinnati?

The month with the most rainfall in Cincinnati is May, when the rain falls for 17.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Cincinnati?

In May, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout May, 3.27" (83mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Cincinnati?

In Cincinnati, snow does not fall in May through October.

Does it snow in Cincinnati in May?

In May, in Cincinnati, it doesn't snow. April is the latest month when it typically snows.

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

In May, the average day length is 14h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Cincinnati?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:39 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 8:57 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cincinnati have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Cincinnati, Ohio, is 8.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Cincinnati?

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Cincinnati?

In Cincinnati, Ohio, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall
Average snowfall days
Average sunshine days
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Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average temperature in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average high temperature in May: 73.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 55.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.7°F).

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Average pressure in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average pressure in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average wind speed in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average humidity in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average humidity in May: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August, September and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average rainfall in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.27"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.27").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average rainfall days in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average snowfall in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average snowfall days in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (5.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average sunshine days in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.9 days

The months with the most sunshine days are October and November (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average UV index in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average UV index in May: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average cloud cover in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in May
Cincinnati, OH

Average visibility in May - Cincinnati, OH
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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