Average Weather in May in Cerritos Mexico
Daily high temperatures are around 80°F, rarely falling below 72°F or exceeding 88°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 80°F on May 10.
Daily low temperatures are around 56°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 61°F.
For reference, on May 9, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cerritos typically range from 56°F to 80°F, while on January 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 44°F to 69°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
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The month of May in Cerritos experiences increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 39% to 50%.
The clearest day of the month is May 9, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 61% of the time.
For reference, on September 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 83%, while on March 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 66%.
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 Cerritos, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 25% and ending it at 40%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 74% on July 2, and its lowest chance is 8% on December 26.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Cerritos is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.8 inches or falls below 0.2 inches, and ending the month at 3.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.8 inches or falls below 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Cerritos, 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, 25 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 12 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 13 hours, 17 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Cerritos is 7:06 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 11 minutes earlier at 6:55 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 8:00 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 8:12 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cerritos during 2019, 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 6:56 AM and sets 13 hours, 22 minutes later, at 8:18 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:07 AM and sets 10 hours, 54 minutes later, at 6:01 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cerritos is essentially constant during May, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 5, 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 Cerritos is essentially constant during May, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 28, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour, while on December 22, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Cerritos throughout May is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 50% on May 31.
Wind Direction in May
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Cerritos over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is December 30, with a 72% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Cerritos are rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 517°F, from 1,357°F to 1,874°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cerritos is essentially constant during May, remaining around 7.3 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during May is 7.3 kWh on May 18.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in May
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Cerritos are 20.353 deg latitude, -99.012 deg longitude, and 6,476 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cerritos contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 335 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,429 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (3,652 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,754 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cerritos is covered by cropland (83%) and shrubs (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (38%) and shrubs (34%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (30%) and trees (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cerritos 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Cerritos.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cerritos 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 Cerritos is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cerritos and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Tulancingo (48%, 74 kilometers, southeast); Benito Juárez International Airport (30%, 102 kilometers, south); and Querétaro Intercontinental Airport (23%, 126 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .