May Weather in Santa Cruz de las Flores Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 89°F, rarely falling below 82°F or exceeding 93°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 89°F on May 19.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 54°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 64°F.
For reference, on May 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Santa Cruz de las Flores typically range from 58°F to 89°F, while on January 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 42°F to 75°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
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 in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The month of May in Santa Cruz de las Flores experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 40% to 44%. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 38% on May 17.
The clearest day of the month is May 17, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 62% of the time.
For reference, on September 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 89%, while on March 1, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
Cloud Cover Categories in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
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 Santa Cruz de las Flores, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 2% and ending it at 25%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 80% on July 10, and its lowest chance is 1% on April 9.
Probability of Precipitation in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Santa Cruz de las Flores is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 0.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.5 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.7 inches or falls below 0.6 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
Over the course of May in Santa Cruz de las Flores, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 23 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 46 seconds, and weekly increase of 5 minutes, 23 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 12 hours, 54 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 13 hours, 17 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The latest sunrise of the month in Santa Cruz de las Flores is 7:24 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 11 minutes earlier at 7:13 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:18 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 8:30 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Santa Cruz de las Flores 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 7:14 AM and sets 13 hours, 23 minutes later, at 8:37 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:25 AM and sets 10 hours, 54 minutes later, at 6:19 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
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 in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Santa Cruz de las Flores is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% 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 in Santa Cruz de las Flores
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Santa Cruz de las Flores is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 5.7 miles per hour to 5.1 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.9 miles per hour, while on July 26, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The hourly average wind direction in Santa Cruz de las Flores throughout May is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 65% on May 9.
Wind Direction in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Santa Cruz de las Flores over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 8, with a 61% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The average accumulated growing degree days in Santa Cruz de las Flores are rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 684°F, from 1,766°F to 2,450°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Santa Cruz de las Flores is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 7.3 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May in Santa Cruz de las Flores
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Santa Cruz de las Flores are 20.481 deg latitude, -103.503 deg longitude, and 4,964 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Santa Cruz de las Flores contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,371 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 5,073 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,285 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,701 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Santa Cruz de las Flores is covered by cropland (74%) and trees (19%), within 10 miles by cropland (54%) and trees (36%), and within 50 miles by trees (40%) and cropland (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Santa Cruz de las Flores, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Santa Cruz de las Flores.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Santa Cruz de las Flores 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 Santa Cruz de las Flores is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Santa Cruz de las Flores and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Guadalajara International Airport (MMGL, 94%, 21 kilometers, east); Amado Nervo International Airport (MMEP, 3.5%, 174 kilometers, northwest); and Playa de Oro International Airport (MMZO, 2.4%, 185 kilometers, southwest).
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .