May weather forecast
Ashland, WI

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Ashland, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 61.2°F (16.2°C) and an average low of 42.8°F (6°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature soars, from a chilly 46.4°F (8°C) in April, to an enjoyable 61.2°F (16.2°C). In Ashland, Wisconsin, the average low-temperature is 42.8°F (6°C).

Humidity

The least humid month is May, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 14.8 days. Throughout May, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 121.6 rainfall days, and 21.42" (544mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ashland. May is the last month it regularly snows in Ashland. During 1.1 snowfall days, Ashland aggregates 0.98" (25mm) of snow. In Ashland, during the entire year, snow falls for 99.1 days and aggregates up to 37.13" (943mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In May, the average ocean temperature in Ashland is 37.6°F (3.1°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 15h and 2min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:14 am and sunset at 8:48 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Ashland, Wisconsin, the average sunshine in May is 8.6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Ashland is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 least humid month in Ashland?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, May is the least humid month in Ashland, Wisconsin.

What is the average humidity in May in Ashland?

The average relative humidity in May is 72%.

How many days does it rain in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, in May, during 14.8 rainfall days, 2.44" (62mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Ashland?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Ashland, Wisconsin. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Ashland aggregates 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, in May, the average water temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

How many hours of daylight does Ashland have in May?

In May, the average day length in Ashland, Wisconsin, is 15h and 2min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Ashland?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:48 am and sunset at 8:12 pm. On the last day of the month, in Ashland, sunrise is at 5:14 am and sunset at 8:48 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, the average sunshine duration in May is 8.6h.

How high is the UV index in May in Ashland?

In Ashland, Wisconsin, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Ashland, WI

Average temperature in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average high temperature in May: 61.2°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 (19.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 42.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.6°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ashland, WI

Average pressure in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average pressure in May: 29.96"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.1"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Ashland, WI

Average wind speed in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average wind speed in May: 7.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ashland, WI

Average humidity in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average humidity in May: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (72%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ashland, WI

Average rainfall in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.44"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ashland, WI

Average rainfall days in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (3.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ashland, WI

Average snowfall in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (7.95").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ashland, WI

Average snowfall days in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Ashland, WI

Average sea temperature in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average sea temperature in May: 37.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (32.9°F).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ashland, WI

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average daylight in May: 15h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ashland, WI

Average sunshine days in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average sunshine days in May: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ashland, WI

Average UV index in May - Ashland, WI
  • 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, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ashland, WI

Average cloud cover in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 78).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in May
Ashland, WI

Average visibility in May - Ashland, WI
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

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

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