Chester
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Chester, United Kingdom

The last month of the spring, May, is an enjoyable month in Chester, United Kingdom, with average temperature ranging between max 16.6°C (61.9°F) and min 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Temperature

In Chester, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cool 12.9°C (55.2°F) in April, to a comfortable 16.6°C (61.9°F). In May, in Chester, the average low-temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Chester, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 50.4mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 189 rainfall days, and 703.6mm (27.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 15.9h.

Sunshine

May and June, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Chester.

UV index

In Chester, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Chester?

In Chester, United Kingdom, in May, the average high-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Chester?

In May, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout May, 50.4mm (2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Chester have in May?

In Chester, the average length of the day in May is 15.9h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Chester?

Months with the most sunshine are May and June, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Chester?

The average sunshine in May in Chester, United Kingdom, is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Chester?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Chester, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (21.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 7.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.6°C).

Average rainfall in May - Chester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 50.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (75.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (44.6mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Chester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Chester, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in May - Chester, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).