May weather forecast
Payson, UT

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Weather in May

The month of May injects the first true warmth of the season into Payson, Utah. The temperature range lies between 38.1°F (3.4°C) and 63.7°F (17.6°C), marking a shift from the chilly air to a warmer breeze. The city experiences the driest month in terms of rainfall as compared to the year's pattern. The extended sunshine and relative dryness render May as the gateway to summer. Compared to June, May's warmth is milder, balancing between spring's aftermath and summer's arrival.

Temperature

With the onset of May, Payson experiences a temperature shift, with the average high-temperature moving from a cool 52.5°F (11.4°C) in April to an enjoyable 63.7°F (17.6°C). Payson, after an intense day, registers a significant cooling to an average low-temperature of 38.1°F (3.4°C) throughout May.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 51%.

Rainfall

In May, in Payson, Utah, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout May, 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 112.5 rainfall days, and 11.93" (303mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Payson aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Payson, there are 54.1 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14h and 25min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 5:59 am and sunset at 8:49 pm MDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 11.2h.

UV index

In Payson, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in May interprets into the following advice:
Preventative actions are necessary - Suggestions to safeguard against sun damage are in order. The Sun's most harmful UV rays are emitted around midday; avoid staying outdoors for long during this time. Outfit yourself in sun-safe attire, like long sleeves, pants, a hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Be on the lookout! Nearly twofold UV radiation from the Sun can be reflected by snow.
Updated: Jun 21, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Payson in May?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during May are 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 38.1°F (3.4°C) respectively.

What is the average humidity in May?

In Payson, the average relative humidity in May is 51%.

How much does it rain in May?

In Payson, during May, the rain falls for 12.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.02" (26mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.2 snowfall days, in May, Payson aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Payson have in May?

In May, the average day length in Payson is 14h and 25min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:25 am and sunset at 8:22 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:59 am and sunset at 8:49 pm MDT.

How long on average sun shines in May?

The average sunshine duration in May is 11.2h.

How high is the UV index in May?

In Payson, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
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Average temperature in May
Payson, UT

Average temperature in May - Payson, UT
  • Average high temperature in May: 63.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 38.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average pressure in May
Payson, UT

Average pressure in May - Payson, UT
  • Average pressure in May: 29.88"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Payson, UT

Average wind speed in May - Payson, UT
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (5.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.5mph).

Average humidity in May
Payson, UT

Average humidity in May - Payson, UT
  • Average humidity in May: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (39%).

Average rainfall in May
Payson, UT

Average rainfall in May - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.02"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.51").

Average rainfall days in May
Payson, UT

Average rainfall days in May - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

Average snowfall in May
Payson, UT

Average snowfall in May - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.66").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Payson, UT

Average snowfall days in May - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Payson, UT

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Payson, UT
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in May
Payson, UT

Average sunshine days in May - Payson, UT
  • Average sunshine days in May: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

Average UV index in May
Payson, UT

Average UV index in May - Payson, UT
  • Average UV index in May: 4

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

Average cloud cover in May
Payson, UT

Average cloud cover in May - Payson, UT
  • Average cloud cover in May: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in May
Payson, UT

Average visibility in May - Payson, UT
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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