May weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Montpelier, is a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature significantly increases, from a chilly 48.2°F (9°C) in April, to an enjoyable 63.7°F (17.6°C). The average low-temperature, in Montpelier, is 43.2°F (6.2°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Montpelier, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 2.99" (76mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Montpelier, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.6 days and collects up to 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows in Montpelier. During 1 snowfall days, in May, Montpelier aggregates 1.14" (29mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Montpelier, there are 107.7 snowfall days, and 58.82" (1494mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Montpelier is 7.7h.

UV index

In Montpelier, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Montpelier?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Montpelier, is 63.7°F (17.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 43.2°F (6.2°C).

What is the least humid month in Montpelier?

May is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in May in Montpelier?

In May, the average relative humidity in Montpelier, Vermont, is 76%.

How much does it rain in Montpelier in May?

In Montpelier, Vermont, during May, the rain falls for 17.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Montpelier?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Montpelier, Vermont. During 1 snowfall days, in May, Montpelier aggregates 1.14" (29mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Montpelier have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Montpelier is 7.7h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Montpelier?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Montpelier, Vermont, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Montpelier, VT

Average temperature in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in May: 63.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 43.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in May
Montpelier, VT

Average pressure in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average pressure in May: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in May
Montpelier, VT

Average wind speed in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Montpelier, VT

Average humidity in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average humidity in May: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in May
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in May: 1.14"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13.31").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Montpelier, VT

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2.7).

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Average sunshine days in May
Montpelier, VT

Average sunshine days in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average sunshine days in May: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

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Average UV index in May
Montpelier, VT

Average UV index in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in May: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Montpelier, VT

Average cloud cover in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average cloud cover in May: 51

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in May
Montpelier, VT

Average visibility in May - Montpelier, VT
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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