New York weather in May 2023

  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in May in New York (New York City)21
    21°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 11 days with some rainfall in May in New York (New York City)11
    11 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in New York (New York City)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in New York (New York City)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in New York (New York City)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 103 mm monthly rainfall in May in New York (New York City)103
    103 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in New York (New York City)7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 12°C sea temperature in May in New York (New York City)12
    12°C sea temperature

Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in New York in May. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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The May weather guide for New York (New York City) 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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How hot is it in New York in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 21°C in New York City, New York in May, falling to 12°C at night.

How sunny is it in New York in May?

There are normally 8 hours of bright sunshine each day in New York City, New York in May - that's 57% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around New York in May?

The average sea temperature around New York City, New York in May is 12°C.

Does it rain in New York in May?

There are usually 11 days with some rain in New York City, New York in May and the average monthly rainfall is 103mm.

New York May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for New York in May 2023. Select a month to view New York sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The New York sunrise and sunset times shown below are for New York City.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2023 05:55 19:52
Tuesday, 16th May 2023 05:38 20:07
Wednesday, 31st May 2023 05:28 20:20

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