Gettysburg
Pennsylvania, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Gettysburg, PA

The iconic and unifying Pennsylvania monument in a vast green field with neat grounds and green trees in the city of Gettysburg, clear sky
The iconic and unifying Pennsylvania monument in a vast green field with neat grounds and green trees in the city of Gettysburg, clear sky
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with temperature in the range of an average high of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average low of 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature rises, from a comfortable 64°F (17.8°C) in April, to a pleasant 73°F (22.8°C). In May, the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 4.3" (110mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is 14.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Gettysburg is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gettysburg is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Gettysburg?

In May, in Gettysburg, the average high-temperature is 73°F (22.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 48.9°F (9.4°C).

How many days does it rain in May in Gettysburg?

In Gettysburg, in May, during 12 rainfall days, 4.3" (110mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Gettysburg?

The month with the most rainfall in Gettysburg is May when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 4.3" (110mm) of precipitation.

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

In May, the average length of the day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is 14.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gettysburg have in May?

In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Gettysburg?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Gettysburg is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average high temperature in May: 73°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 49°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average rainfall in May - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.3"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3").

Average rainfall days in May - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average daylight in May: 14.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in May - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average UV index in May: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).