Weather in New York City in May 2019

  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in New York City21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in May in New York City8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in New York City11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in New York City12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in New York City14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in New York City0
    No heat & humidity
  • 103 mm monthly rainfall in May in New York City103
    103 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in New York City7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 12°C sea temperature in May in New York City12
    12°C sea temperature

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Expect 21°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in New York City in May. Check more long-term weather averages for New York City in May before you book your next holiday to New York in 2019/2020.

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Guide to New York City weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in New York City in May is a comfortable 21°C (70°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 57% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 103mm (4.1 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 11 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around New York City in May is 12°C (54°F).

New York City sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New York City in May 2019. Select a month to view New York City sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 04:55 18:52
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 04:54 18:53
Friday, 3rd May 2019 04:52 18:54
Saturday, 4th May 2019 04:51 18:55
Sunday, 5th May 2019 04:50 18:56
Monday, 6th May 2019 04:49 18:57
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 04:48 18:58
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 04:46 18:59
Thursday, 9th May 2019 04:45 19:00
Friday, 10th May 2019 04:44 19:01
Saturday, 11th May 2019 04:43 19:02
Sunday, 12th May 2019 04:42 19:03
Monday, 13th May 2019 04:41 19:04
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 04:40 19:05
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 04:39 19:06
Thursday, 16th May 2019 04:38 19:07
Friday, 17th May 2019 04:37 19:08
Saturday, 18th May 2019 04:36 19:09
Sunday, 19th May 2019 04:36 19:10
Monday, 20th May 2019 04:35 19:11
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 04:34 19:12
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 04:33 19:13
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 04:32 19:14
Friday, 24th May 2019 04:32 19:14
Saturday, 25th May 2019 04:31 19:15
Sunday, 26th May 2019 04:30 19:16
Monday, 27th May 2019 04:30 19:17
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 04:29 19:18
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 04:29 19:19
Thursday, 30th May 2019 04:28 19:19
Friday, 31st May 2019 04:28 19:20
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