Average Weather in May in Finkenbach-Gersweiler Germany
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 61°F to 67°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 79°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 43°F to 49°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on August 5, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Finkenbach-Gersweiler typically range from 56°F to 75°F, while on February 9, the coldest day of the year, they range from 29°F to 39°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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler experiences gradually decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 56% to 52%.
The clearest day of the month is May 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on December 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 73%, while on July 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 60%.
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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 25% and ending it at 32%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 32% on June 12, and its lowest chance is 22% on March 1.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Finkenbach-Gersweiler is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.1 inches on May 31.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Finkenbach-Gersweiler, 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, 20 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 18 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 16 hours, 0 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Finkenbach-Gersweiler is 6:06 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 39 minutes earlier at 5:27 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:46 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 9:26 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Finkenbach-Gersweiler during 2018, 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 5:21 AM and sets 16 hours, 19 minutes later, at 9:40 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:23 AM and sets 8 hours, 7 minutes later, at 4:30 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Finkenbach-Gersweiler is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on October 7, 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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 8.3 miles per hour to 7.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 17, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.6 miles per hour, while on August 5, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.4 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during May is 7.8 miles per hour on May 30.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
The growing season in Finkenbach-Gersweiler typically lasts for 6.3 months (194 days), from around April 18 to around October 29, rarely starting before March 30 or after May 5, and rarely ending before October 9 or after November 21.
The month of May in Finkenbach-Gersweiler is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 83% 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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler are increasing during May, increasing by 213°F, from 117°F to 330°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Finkenbach-Gersweiler is gradually increasing during May, rising by 0.9 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 6.3 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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler are 49.683 deg latitude, 7.750 deg longitude, and 1,001 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Finkenbach-Gersweiler contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 640 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 979 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,913 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,094 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Finkenbach-Gersweiler is covered by cropland (68%) and trees (32%), within 10 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (32%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (40%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Finkenbach-Gersweiler 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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Finkenbach-Gersweiler 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 Finkenbach-Gersweiler is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Finkenbach-Gersweiler and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pferdsfeld (36%, 21 kilometers, northwest); Ramstein (24%, 29 kilometers, south); Idar-Oberstein (23%, 30 kilometers, west); Wiesbaden (9%, 58 kilometers, northeast); and Baden Wurttemberg, Neuostheim (8%, 60 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .