Weather in Maryland, United States in May

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

Temperature in Maryland in May

The average maximum temperature in Maryland in May is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Maryland in May is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 12° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maryland in May is 13°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maryland in May

The average day light hours per day in Maryland in May are 14.3 and there are 9.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Maryland in May is typically 9.2 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 Maryland in May

The average sea water temperature in Maryland in May is 11.1° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Maryland in May

The average total rainfall in Maryland in May is 64.5cm and on average there are 10.4 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maryland in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maryland in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maryland in May is typically 91.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 88% in the previous month and 90.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maryland in May is typically 76.7%. The average relative humidity is 70.4% in the previous month and 76.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maryland in May

The average maximum wind speed in Maryland in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maryland 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 Maryland in May is from the South West.

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