The United States of America temperatures in May

May in the United States of America has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Point Barrow with -1°C (31°F) to very high temperatures in Furnace Creek with 37°C (99°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (72°F) in Furnace Creek and -6°C (22°F) in Point Barrow.

What is the temperature of the different cities in the United States of America in May?

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in May in the United States of America?
  • According to our recent database analysis, Furnace Creek is the warmest city. It experiences an average maximum daytime temperature of approximately 37°C (99°F) and rarely drops below 22°C (72°F) during the night.

  • What is the coldest city in May in the United States of America?
  • Our database indicates that in May, Point Barrow is the city with the coolest temperatures in the United States of America. You can expect daytime highs of -1°C (31°F) and nighttime lows close to -6°C (22°F).

  • How much sun does the United States of America get in May?
  • The weather is predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 258 hours of sunshine in New York City. This means many sunny days, which creates a cheerful atmosphere during this month.

  • What is the water's temperature in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 27°C (81°F) in Key West this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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