Barnstable Weather in May

What's the weather like in Barnstable (Massachusetts) in May 2023?

The climate in Barnstable during May can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

May is in the spring in Barnstable and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

Barnstable weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 16.8°C 62.2°F
Nightly temperature 8.2°C 46.8°F
Average temperature 12.5°C 54.5°F
Daily sunshine 8.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 85 mm 3.4 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 9.2°C 48.6°F
Humidity 70%
Windspeed 17.6kph 11 mph

On average May is the 3rd driest month of the year in Barnstable with around 85mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Barnstable

Barnstable average temperature in May

May rainfall

Barnstable average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Barnstable average rain in May

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 Barnstable in May 2023.

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Barnstable weather stats

Barnstable weather statistics
Hottest month: July 25.2°C 77.4°F
Driest month: July 68mm 2.7ins
Sunniest month: September 8.2hrs
Coldest month: January 2.4°C 36.3°F
Wettest month: November 116mm 4.6ins
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