Average Weather in May in Crossgar United Kingdom
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 54°F to 59°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 43°F to 47°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 53°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Crossgar typically range from 54°F to 64°F, while on February 17, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 45°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 Crossgar experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 54% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 52% on May 23.
The clearest day of the month is May 23, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on January 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 68%, while on July 12, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 50%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Crossgar, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 29% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on January 3, and its lowest chance is 27% on April 21.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Crossgar is essentially constant, remaining about 1.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.4 inches or falling below 0.6 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.8 inches on May 2.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Crossgar, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 38 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 16 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 54 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 15 hours, 12 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 16 hours, 50 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Crossgar is 5:44 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 49 minutes earlier at 4:56 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:56 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 50 minutes later at 9:46 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Crossgar during 2021, 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 4:47 AM and sets 17 hours, 14 minutes later, at 10:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:42 AM and sets 7 hours, 18 minutes later, at 3:59 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for May 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Crossgar is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 25, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in May
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Crossgar is decreasing during May, decreasing from 12.7 miles per hour to 11.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 17.9 miles per hour, while on July 24, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Crossgar throughout May is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 30% on May 29.
Wind Direction in May
Crossgar is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Crossgar is gradually increasing during May, rising by 3°F, from 48°F to 51°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Crossgar typically lasts for 7.8 months (237 days), from around March 30 to around November 22, rarely starting before February 25 or after April 25, and rarely ending before October 25 or after December 21.
The month of May in Crossgar is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 95% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Crossgar are gradually increasing during May, increasing by 88°F, from 39°F to 127°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Crossgar is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 4.8 kWh to 5.7 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 Crossgar are 54.397 deg latitude, -5.761 deg longitude, and 75 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Crossgar contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 226 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 112 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,736 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,785 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Crossgar is covered by grassland (83%), within 10 miles by grassland (70%) and cropland (11%), and within 50 miles by water (55%) and grassland (34%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Crossgar, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Crossgar.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Crossgar 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 Crossgar is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Crossgar and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Belfast International Airport (49%, 41 kilometers, northwest); West Freugh (22%, 73 kilometers, northeast); Isle Of Man / Ronaldsway Airport (18%, 82 kilometers, southeast); and Dublin Airport (11%, 114 kilometers, south).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .