May weather forecast
Ravenswood, WV

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Weather in May

As May sets in, the weather in Ravenswood heads firmly towards summer. Temperatures continue to rise, providing a pleasantly warm ambiance. This increase makes outdoor activities more prevalent and enjoyable. The enhanced daylight makes it an ideal time for picnics and outdoor festivals. However, preparation for occasional rain is advised, as the month does experience an average of 19.4 days of rainfall.

Temperature

The start of May in Ravenswood brings a rise in the average high-temperature, moving from an enjoyable 64.2°F (17.9°C) in April to a moderately hot 75°F (23.9°C). May nights experience a consistent temperature drop to a cool 54.3°F (12.4°C).

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity in Ravenswood is 78%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Ravenswood, West Virginia, is May, when the rain falls for 19.4 days and typically aggregates up to 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Ravenswood aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 40.4 snowfall days, and 15.91" (404mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ravenswood, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 19min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:46 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Ravenswood. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum high UV index of 6 in May translates into the following recommendations:
Elude overexposure. Fair-skinned people could get burnt in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most intense from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. For effective sun eye protection, rely on sunglasses certified for UVA and UVB resistance. Consider carefully! The reflective quality of snow can almost double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Ravenswood in May?

Ravenswood in May has an average high-temperature of 75°F (23.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 54.3°F (12.4°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ravenswood?

In Ravenswood, West Virginia, the average relative humidity in May is 78%.

What is the wettest month in Ravenswood?

May is the month with the most rainfall in Ravenswood. Rain falls for 19.4 days and accumulates 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in May in Ravenswood?

In Ravenswood, West Virginia, in May, during 19.4 rainfall days, 4.02" (102mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Ravenswood?

May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.1 snowfall days, in May, Ravenswood aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

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

In Ravenswood, West Virginia, the average day length in May is 14h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Ravenswood?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 8:20 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:03 am and sunset at 8:46 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Ravenswood have in May?

The average sunshine duration in May in Ravenswood, West Virginia, is 8.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Ravenswood?

The months with the highest UV index in Ravenswood, West Virginia, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in May in Ravenswood?

In Ravenswood, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average temperature in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average high temperature in May: 75°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 54.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.3°F).

Average pressure in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average pressure in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average pressure in May: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

Average wind speed in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average wind speed in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average wind speed in May: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (6.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average humidity in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average humidity in May: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

Average rainfall in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average rainfall in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average rainfall in May: 4.02"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.02").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.89").

Average rainfall days in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average rainfall days in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.8 days).

Average snowfall in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average snowfall in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.29").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average snowfall days in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

Average sunshine days in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average sunshine days in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and May (9.5 days).

Average UV index in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average UV index in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

Average cloud cover in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average cloud cover in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average cloud cover in May: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

Average visibility in May
Ravenswood, WV

Average visibility in May - Ravenswood, WV
  • Average visibility in May: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (5mi).

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