Scarborough Weather in May

What's the weather like in Scarborough, United Kingdom in May?

The climate in Scarborough during May can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

May is in the spring in Scarborough and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (57°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

Scarborough weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 13.7°C 56.6°F
Nightly temperature 6.2°C 43.1°F
Average temperature 9.9°C 49.8°F
Daily sunshine 6.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 53 mm 2.1 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 9.3°C 48.7°F
Humidity 83%
Windspeed 19.4kph 12 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Scarborough with around 53mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Scarborough

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in May 2018.

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Scarborough weather stats

Scarborough weather statistics
Hottest month: August 18.5°C 65.3°F
Driest month: February 47mm 1.9ins
Sunniest month: May 6.6hrs
Coldest month: January 5.9°C 42.6°F
Wettest month: November 73mm 2.9ins
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