Average Weather in May in Greenacres California, United States
In Greenacres, the month of May is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 7°F, from 81°F to 89°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 99°F or dropping below 70°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 55°F to 62°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 71°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Greenacres typically range from 72°F to 99°F, while on January 31, the coldest day of the year, they range from 43°F to 63°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on May. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in May
The month of May in Greenacres experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 28% to 20%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 80% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 46%, while on August 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 92%.
Cloud Cover in May
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Greenacres, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is decreasing, starting the month at 7% and ending it at 2%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 2.
Probability of Precipitation in May
Over the course of May in Greenacres, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 45 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 29 seconds, and weekly increase of 10 minutes, 24 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 13 hours, 38 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 14 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Greenacres is 6:04 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 22 minutes earlier at 5:42 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:42 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 23 minutes later at 8:05 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Greenacres during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:41 AM and sets 14 hours, 33 minutes later, at 8:14 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:01 AM and sets 9 hours, 46 minutes later, at 4:47 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Greenacres is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on November 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
The average hourly wind speed in Greenacres is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour, while on October 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.5 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during May is 3.7 miles per hour on May 31.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Greenacres is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 7.4 kWh to 8.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Greenacres are 35.383 deg latitude, -119.110 deg longitude, and 381 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Greenacres is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 49 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 381 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (850 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (8,629 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Greenacres is covered by artificial surfaces (46%), shrubs (35%), and cropland (15%), within 10 miles by cropland (48%) and artificial surfaces (20%), and within 50 miles by grassland (37%) and cropland (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Greenacres year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Greenacres.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Greenacres according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Greenacres is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Greenacres and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Meadows Field (94%, 8 kilometers, northeast); Sandberg (1.2%, 79 kilometers, southeast); Santa Ynez Airport (1.6%, 123 kilometers, southwest); Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (1.6%, 126 kilometers, southwest); and Paso Robles Municipal Airport (1.3%, 141 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .