May weather forecast
New Shoreham, RI

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in New Shoreham, is a mild month, with an average temperature varying between 51.8°F (11°C) and 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a frosty 49.8°F (9.9°C) in April to a moderate 58.1°F (14.5°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 51.8°F (11°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 82%.

Rainfall

In New Shoreham, in May, during 14.3 rainfall days, 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In New Shoreham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 153.9 days and collects up to 30.91" (785mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In New Shoreham, snow does not fall in April through October.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature is 50°F (10°C).
Note: Swimming in 50°F (10°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 31min.
On the first day of May in New Shoreham, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:16 am and sunset at 8:11 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In New Shoreham, the average sunshine in May is 8.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, in May, the average high-temperature is 58.1°F (14.5°C), and the average low-temperature is 51.8°F (11°C).

What is the average humidity in May in New Shoreham?

In May, the average relative humidity is 82%.

How many days does it rain in May in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, during May, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.24" (57mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, snow does not fall in April through October.

What is the ocean temperature in May in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, in May, the average water temperature is 50°F (10°C). Swimming in 50°F (10°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in May in New Shoreham?

The average day length in May is 14h and 31min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in New Shoreham?

On the first day of May in New Shoreham, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 7:42 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:16 am and sunset at 8:11 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does New Shoreham have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in New Shoreham is 8.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in New Shoreham?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average temperature in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average high temperature in May: 58.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (74.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 51.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (69.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30°F).

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Average pressure in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average pressure in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average pressure in May: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average wind speed in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average wind speed in May: 12.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (16.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (10.7mph).

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Average humidity in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average humidity in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average humidity in May: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average rainfall in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average rainfall days in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are April and July (15.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average snowfall in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.69").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average snowfall days in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average sea temperature in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 50°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (39°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average sunshine days in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (16.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average UV index in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average UV index in May: 5

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

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Average cloud cover in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average cloud cover in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in May
New Shoreham, RI

Average visibility in May - New Shoreham, RI
  • 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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