May 2017 Weather History in Ocean City Maryland, United States

The data for this report comes from the Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport. See all nearby weather stations

This report shows the past weather for Ocean City, providing a weather history for May 2017. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the Ocean City temperature history for May 2017. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

Ocean City Temperature History May 2017

Temperature history in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313140°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°FAprJun
The daily range of reported temperatures (gray bars) and 24-hour highs (red ticks) and lows (blue ticks), placed over the daily average high (faint red line) and low (faint blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Hourly Temperature in May 2017 in Ocean City

Hourly Temperature in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJuncoldcoolwarmhotcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The hourly reported temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
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Cloud Cover in May 2017 in Ocean City

Cloud Cover in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
no significant cloudno cloud detectedceiling and visibility ok
The hourly reported cloud coverage, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Daily Precipitation in May 2017 in Ocean City

Daily Precipitation in May 2017 in Ocean City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 inAprJun
The daily measured quantity of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation.

Observed Weather in May 2017 in Ocean City

Observed Weather in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
foghazedrizzlelight rainmoderate rainheavy rainfreezing rainsleetsnow grainslight snowmoderate snowheavy snowhailthunderstorm
The hourly observed weather, color coded by category (in order of severity). If multiple reports are present, the most severe code is shown.
DayObservationsPrecipitationCodes
Tue, May 2 Thunderstorm with Heavy Rain, Thunderstorm with Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.12 in+TSRA, TSRA, RA, -RA, BR
Thu, May 4 Light Rain0.00 in-RA
Fri, May 5 Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Fog, Mist1.61 in+RA, RA, -RA, FG, BR
Sat, May 6 Light Rain0.04 in-RA
Thu, May 11 Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.40 inRA, -RA, BR
Fri, May 12 Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.38 inRA, -RA, BR
Sat, May 13 Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.75 in+RA, RA, -RA, BR
Fri, May 19 Thunderstorm in the Vicinity0.00 inVCTS
Mon, May 22 Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Fog, Mist, Shallow Fog0.47 in+RA, RA, -RA, FG, BR, MIFG
Tue, May 23 Rain, Light Rain, Fog, Mist0.21 inRA, -RA, FG, BR
Wed, May 24 Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.18 in+RA, RA, -RA, BR
Thu, May 25 Thunderstorm in the Vicinity, Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.57 inVCTS, +RA, RA, -RA, BR
Sun, May 28 Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Mist0.20 in+RA, RA, -RA, BR
Mon, May 29 Light Rain, Mist0.01 in-RA, BR
Tue, May 30 Light Rain, Fog, Mist0.11 in-RA, FG, BR
Wed, May 31 Fog, Mist0.01 inFG, BR

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May 2017 in Ocean City

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May 2017 in Ocean City

The solar day over the course of May 2017. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in May 2017 in Ocean City

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in May 2017 in Ocean CityMay112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun00101020203030404050506060700010102020303040405050606070
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of May 2017. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May 2017 in Ocean City

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMAprJunApr 268:17 AMApr 268:17 AMMay 105:43 PMMay 105:43 PMMay 253:45 PMMay 253:45 PM6:31 AM6:31 AM8:07 PM8:07 PM7:49 PM7:49 PM6:38 AM6:38 AM5:48 AM5:48 AM8:06 PM8:06 PM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
May 2017IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
37%-12:34 AMWNW10:54 AMENE6:11 PMS231,217 mi
2
50%-1:26 AMWNW11:57 AMENE7:06 PMS234,472 mi
3
60%-2:11 AMWNW1:00 PMENE7:57 PMS237,713 mi
4
70%-2:51 AMWNW2:02 PMENE8:46 PMS240,766 mi
5
79%-3:26 AMW3:02 PME9:32 PMS243,523 mi
6
87%-3:59 AMW4:01 PME10:17 PMS245,930 mi
7
93%-4:30 AMW4:59 PME11:01 PMS247,968 mi
8
97%-5:00 AMW5:56 PME11:44 PMS249,635 mi
9
99%-5:31 AMW6:53 PMESE--
10
100%-6:03 AMWSW7:49 PMESE12:28 AMS250,929 mi
11
100%-6:38 AMWSW8:44 PMESE1:13 AMS251,838 mi
12
98%-7:15 AMWSW9:37 PMESE1:59 AMS252,331 mi
13
95%-7:56 AMWSW10:29 PMESE2:47 AMS252,359 mi
14
90%-8:41 AMWSW11:17 PMESE3:35 AMS251,858 mi
15
83%-9:29 AMWSW-4:23 AMS250,767 mi
16
75%12:03 AMESE10:22 AMWSW-5:12 AMS249,037 mi
17
66%12:45 AMESE11:17 AMWSW-6:01 AMS246,654 mi
18
50%1:24 AMESE12:15 PMWSW-6:49 AMS243,653 mi
19
45%2:01 AMESE1:16 PMWSW-7:38 AMS240,134 mi
20
35%2:36 AME2:18 PMW-8:26 AMS236,268 mi
21
24%3:10 AME3:24 PMW-9:16 AMS232,306 mi
22
15%3:46 AME4:31 PMW-10:07 AMS228,563 mi
23
7%4:23 AME5:42 PMWNW-11:00 AMS225,391 mi
24
2%5:03 AMENE6:54 PMWNW-11:56 AMS223,127 mi
25
0%5:48 AMENE8:06 PMWNW-12:55 PMS222,036 mi
26
1%6:39 AMENE9:16 PMWNW-1:56 PMS222,248 mi
27
6%7:36 AMENE10:21 PMWNW-2:58 PMS223,729 mi
28
13%8:38 AMENE11:18 PMWNW-3:59 PMS226,283 mi
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22%9:43 AMENE--4:57 PMS229,606 mi
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33%-12:08 AMWNW10:48 AMENE5:52 PMS233,349 mi
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44%-12:51 AMWNW11:53 AMENE6:43 PMS237,181 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 2017 in Ocean City

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The hourly reported humidity comfort level, categorized by dew point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Wind Speed in May 2017 in Ocean City

Wind Speed in May 2017 in Ocean City1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 mph0 mph10 mph10 mph20 mph20 mph30 mph30 mph40 mph40 mphAprJun
The daily range of reported wind speeds (gray bars), with maximum gust speeds (red ticks).

Hourly Wind Speed in May 2017 in Ocean City

Hourly Wind Speed in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
0 mph calm 1 mph light air 4 mph light breeze 8 mph gentle breeze 13 mph moderate breeze 18 mph fresh breeze 25 mph strong breeze 31 mph near gale 39 mph gale 47 mph strong gale 55 mph storm 64 mph violent storm 73 mph hurricane force
The hourly reported wind speed, color coded into bands according to the Beaufort scale. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Hourly Wind Direction in 2017 in Ocean City

Hourly Wind Direction in 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJun
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The hourly reported wind direction, color coded by compass point. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Atmospheric Pressure in May 2017 in Ocean City

Atmospheric Pressure in May 2017 in Ocean City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.4 inHg29.4 inHg29.6 inHg29.6 inHg29.8 inHg29.8 inHg30.0 inHg30.0 inHg30.2 inHg30.2 inHg30.4 inHg30.4 inHgAprJun
The daily range of atmospheric pressure (gray bars), as measured by the altimeter setting reported in e.g. a METAR report.

The details of the data sources used for this report can be found on the Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport page.

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