Montpelier
Vermont, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont, in autumn
The last month of the spring, May, is a comfortable month in Montpelier, Vermont, with average temperature varying between 41.9°F (5.5°C) and 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Temperature

In Montpelier, Vermont, the average high-temperature increases, from a cool 53.2°F (11.8°C) in April, to an enjoyable 65.7°F (18.7°C). In Montpelier, the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

Rainfall

In May, in Montpelier, Vermont, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout May, 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 148.6 rainfall days, and 37.3" (946.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Montpelier, Vermont, snow does not fall through September.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Montpelier is 14.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in May in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, in May, the average high-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.9°F (5.5°C).

How much does it rain in Montpelier in May?

In Montpelier, Vermont, during May, the rain falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.4" (85.6mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Montpelier in May?

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

When it does not snow in Montpelier?

May through September are months without snowfall in Montpelier.

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

In Montpelier, the average length of the day in May is 14.8h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, Vermont, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in May: 65.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 41.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7°F).

Average rainfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.1").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2").

Average rainfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (14.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (10.4 days).

Average snowfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (22.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in May: 14.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).