Weather in York County, United States in May

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May is a slightly cold and rainy time for sunbathing in York County. May is too cold for swimming in York County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting York County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in York County in May

The average maximum temperature in York County in May is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 13° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in York County in May is 13°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in York County in May is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in York County in May

The average day light hours per day in York County in May are 14.7 and there are 6.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in York County in May is typically 8.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in York County in May

The average sea water temperature in York County in May is 7.6° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in York County in May

The average total rainfall in York County in May is 99.8cm and on average there are 14.5 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in York County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in York County in May is 10° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in York County in May is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.9% in the previous month and 93.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in York County in May is typically 71.5%. The average relative humidity is 64% in the previous month and 75.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in York County in May

The average maximum wind speed in York County in May is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in York County in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in York County in May is from the South.