New York City weather in May 2020

  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in New York City21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 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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The May weather guide for New York City, New York shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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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 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for New York City in May 2020. 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
Friday, 1st May 2020 05:54 19:53
Saturday, 16th May 2020 05:38 20:08
Sunday, 31st May 2020 05:27 20:21
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