Average Weather in May in Meslay-du-Maine France
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 62°F to 68°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 78°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 45°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Meslay-du-Maine typically range from 57°F to 76°F, while on February 8, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 47°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 Meslay-du-Maine experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 56% to 49%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.
For reference, on January 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 73%, while on July 20, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 64%.
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 Meslay-du-Maine, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is essentially constant, remaining around 27% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on December 29, and its lowest chance is 17% on August 23.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Meslay-du-Maine is essentially constant, remaining about 1.6 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.3 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.7 inches on May 14.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Meslay-du-Maine, 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, 13 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 26 seconds, and weekly increase of 17 minutes, 5 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 32 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 45 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Meslay-du-Maine is 6:43 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 36 minutes earlier at 6:07 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 9:15 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 37 minutes later at 9:52 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Meslay-du-Maine during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during May, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:02 AM and sets 16 hours, 2 minutes later, at 10:05 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:49 AM and sets 8 hours, 23 minutes later, at 5:11 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Meslay-du-Maine is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 29, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 4% of the time, while on October 22, 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 Meslay-du-Maine is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 9.7 miles per hour to 9.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 16, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.5 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.2 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Meslay-du-Maine throughout May is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 34% on May 31.
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Meslay-du-Maine typically lasts for 7.5 months (231 days), from around March 30 to around November 15, rarely starting before March 6 or after April 20, and rarely ending before October 23 or after December 16.
The month of May in Meslay-du-Maine is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Meslay-du-Maine are increasing during May, increasing by 228°F, from 175°F to 403°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Meslay-du-Maine is gradually increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 6.4 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 Meslay-du-Maine are 47.951 deg latitude, -0.554 deg longitude, and 272 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Meslay-du-Maine contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 200 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 273 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (427 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,535 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Meslay-du-Maine is covered by cropland (50%) and grassland (43%), within 10 miles by cropland (58%) and grassland (37%), and within 50 miles by cropland (52%) and grassland (32%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Meslay-du-Maine 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 Meslay-du-Maine.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Meslay-du-Maine 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 Meslay-du-Maine is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Meslay-du-Maine and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Laval-Entrammes (61%, 16 kilometers, northwest); Angers – Loire Airport (12%, 47 kilometers, southeast); Angers-Avrillé (11%, 52 kilometers, south); Le Mans-Arnage (9%, 56 kilometers, east); and Alençon Valframbert Airport (6%, 75 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .