May 1989 Weather History in New York City New York, United States

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This report shows the past weather for New York City, providing a weather history for May 1989. It features all historical weather data series we have available, including the New York City temperature history for May 1989. You can drill down from year to month and even day level reports by clicking on the graphs.

New York City Temperature History May 1989

Temperature history in May 1989 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313130°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°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 1989 in New York City

Hourly Temperature in May 1989 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM3 AM3 AM6 AM6 AM9 AM9 AM12 PM12 PM3 PM3 PM6 PM6 PM9 PM9 PM12 AM12 AMAprJuncoldcoolwarmhot
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 1989 in New York City

Cloud Cover in May 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

Daily Precipitation in May 1989 in New York 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 in3.5 in3.5 inAprJun
The daily measured quantity of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation.

Observed Weather in May 1989 in New York City

Observed Weather in May 1989 in New York 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
Mon, May 1 Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, Fog0.32 in-RA, -SHRA, DZ, FGDZ, FG
Tue, May 2 Thunderstorm with Rain, Heavy Rain, Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog1.11 inTSRA, +RA, RA, -RA, -SHRA, -DZ, FG
Wed, May 3 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Fri, May 5 Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.40 in-RA, -DZ, FG
Sat, May 6 Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog0.59 inRA, -RA, -SHRA, FG
Tue, May 9 Light Rain, Drizzle-RA, DZ
Wed, May 10 Rain, Light Rain, Fog1.59 inRA, -RA, FG
Thu, May 11 Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.19 in-DZRA, -RA, -DZ, FG
Fri, May 12 FogFG
Sat, May 13 Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, FogDZ, FGDZ, FG
Sun, May 14 Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle-SHRA, DZ
Mon, May 15 Light Rain, Drizzle, Drizzle with Fog, Fog-RA, DZ, FGDZ, FG
Tue, May 16 Rain, Light Drizzle and Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog2.08 inRA, -DZRA, -RA, -SHRA, -DZ, FG
Wed, May 17 Light Rain, Fog0.74 in-RA, FG
Thu, May 18 DrizzleDZ
Fri, May 19 Drizzle, Drizzle with Smoke, SmokeDZ, FUDZ, FU
Sat, May 20 Light Rain-RA
Sun, May 21 Light Rain, Drizzle0.04 in-RA, DZ
Tue, May 23 Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Fog1.05 inRA, -RA, -SHRA, FG
Wed, May 24 Light Rain, Showers of Light Drizzle and Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Light Drizzle, Fog0.55 in-RA, -SHDZRA, -SHRA, -DZ, FG
Thu, May 25 Light Drizzle, Fog-DZ, FG
Fri, May 26 DrizzleDZ
Sat, May 27 Thunderstorm with Rain, Light Rain, Showers of Light Rain, Drizzle, Fog0.14 inTSRA, -RA, -SHRA, DZ, FG
Tue, May 30 Showers of Light Rain-SHRA
Wed, May 31 DrizzleDZ

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

The solar day over the course of May 1989. 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 1989 in New York City

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in May 1989 in New York 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 1989. 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 1989 in New York City

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May 1989 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMAprJunMay 57:47 AMMay 57:47 AMMay 202:17 PMMay 202:17 PMJun 33:53 PMJun 33:53 PM5:26 AM5:26 AM8:44 PM8:44 PM8:38 PM8:38 PM5:38 AM5:38 AM4:42 AM4:42 AM8:50 PM8:50 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 1989IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
21%3:34 AME3:29 PMW-9:30 AMS226,897 mi
2
12%3:59 AME4:45 PMW-10:19 AMS224,860 mi
3
5%4:24 AME6:03 PMWNW-11:10 AMS223,727 mi
4
1%4:53 AMENE7:23 PMWNW-12:03 PMS223,686 mi
5
0%5:26 AMENE8:44 PMWNW-1:00 PMS224,810 mi
6
2%6:06 AMENE10:02 PMNW-2:00 PMS227,031 mi
7
7%6:56 AMNE11:11 PMNW-3:02 PMS230,142 mi
8
15%7:56 AMNE--4:04 PMS233,832 mi
9
24%-12:08 AMNW9:02 AMNE5:01 PMS237,749 mi
10
34%-12:54 AMWNW10:11 AMENE5:54 PMS241,556 mi
11
44%-1:29 AMWNW11:19 AMENE6:42 PMS244,975 mi
12
50%-1:57 AMWNW12:24 PMENE7:26 PMS247,803 mi
13
64%-2:21 AMWNW1:26 PMENE8:07 PMS249,916 mi
14
73%-2:41 AMW2:27 PME8:46 PMS251,260 mi
15
81%-3:01 AMW3:26 PME9:24 PMS251,845 mi
16
88%-3:20 AMW4:26 PME10:04 PMS251,732 mi
17
93%-3:40 AMWSW5:27 PMESE10:45 PMS251,013 mi
18
98%-4:02 AMWSW6:29 PMESE11:29 PMS249,800 mi
19
99%-4:28 AMWSW7:33 PMESE--
20
100%-4:59 AMWSW8:38 PMSE12:16 AMS248,207 mi
21
100%-5:38 AMSW9:41 PMSE1:08 AMS246,338 mi
22
98%-6:26 AMSW10:38 PMSE2:03 AMS244,282 mi
23
94%-7:23 AMSW11:27 PMSE3:00 AMS242,104 mi
24
87%-8:28 AMSW-3:57 AMS239,847 mi
25
79%12:08 AMESE9:38 AMWSW-4:53 AMS237,543 mi
26
69%12:42 AMESE10:50 AMWSW-5:46 AMS235,227 mi
27
58%1:11 AMESE12:02 PMWSW-6:36 AMS232,951 mi
28
50%1:37 AME1:15 PMW-7:24 AMS230,804 mi
29
35%2:01 AME2:28 PMW-8:12 AMS228,914 mi
30
24%2:25 AME3:42 PMWNW-9:00 AMS227,446 mi
31
14%2:51 AMENE4:59 PMWNW-9:51 AMS226,579 mi

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 1989 in New York City

Humidity Comfort Levels in May 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

Wind Speed in May 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

Hourly Wind Speed in May 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

Hourly Wind Direction in 1989 in New York 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 1989 in New York City

Atmospheric Pressure in May 1989 in New York City18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313129.6 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 Newark Liberty International Airport page.

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