Weather in the United States in May 2016

Check the weather in the United States in May before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for the United States.

The May weather guide for the United States shown below is for Washington.

Weather in United States in May

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  • 24°C maximum daytime temperature in May in United States (Washington)24
    24°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in May in United States8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in United States (Washington)11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in United States (Washington)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in United States (Washington)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in United States (Washington)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 96 mm monthly rainfall in May in United States (Washington)96
    96 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in United States (Washington)8
    8 (Very High) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in United States in May is a warm 24°C (75°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 59% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 96mm (3.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 11 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (8 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). The weather in United States in May is represented by Washington.

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United States sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for United States in May 2016. Select a month to view United States sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The United States sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Washington.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 05:10 19:01
Monday, 2nd May 2016 05:08 19:02
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 05:07 19:03
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 05:06 19:04
Thursday, 5th May 2016 05:05 19:05
Friday, 6th May 2016 05:04 19:06
Saturday, 7th May 2016 05:03 19:07
Sunday, 8th May 2016 05:02 19:08
Monday, 9th May 2016 05:01 19:09
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 05:00 19:10
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 04:59 19:11
Thursday, 12th May 2016 04:58 19:12
Friday, 13th May 2016 04:57 19:12
Saturday, 14th May 2016 04:56 19:13
Sunday, 15th May 2016 04:55 19:14
Monday, 16th May 2016 04:54 19:15
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 04:53 19:16
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 04:53 19:17
Thursday, 19th May 2016 04:52 19:18
Friday, 20th May 2016 04:51 19:19
Saturday, 21st May 2016 04:50 19:20
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 04:50 19:20
Monday, 23rd May 2016 04:49 19:21
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 04:48 19:22
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 04:48 19:23
Thursday, 26th May 2016 04:47 19:24
Friday, 27th May 2016 04:47 19:24
Saturday, 28th May 2016 04:46 19:25
Sunday, 29th May 2016 04:46 19:26
Monday, 30th May 2016 04:45 19:27
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 04:45 19:27
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