Average Weather in May in Zapotitlán Tablas Mexico
Daily high temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 80°F to 78°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 84°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 50°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 45°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on April 17, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Zapotitlán Tablas typically range from 48°F to 80°F, while on January 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 42°F to 73°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 Zapotitlán Tablas experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 47% to 73%.
The clearest day of the month is May 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 53% of the time.
For reference, on June 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 93%, while on February 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 70%.
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 Zapotitlán Tablas, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 14% and ending it at 47%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 75% on September 4, and its lowest chance is 2% on December 9.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Zapotitlán Tablas is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 0.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.0 inches, and ending the month at 4.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.2 inches or falls below 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Zapotitlán Tablas, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 19 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 4 minutes, 32 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 12 hours, 47 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 13 hours, 6 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Zapotitlán Tablas is 7:08 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 9 minutes earlier at 6:59 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:55 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 8:05 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Zapotitlán Tablas 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 7:01 AM and sets 13 hours, 10 minutes later, at 8:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:00 AM and sets 11 hours, 5 minutes later, at 6:06 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time 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 Zapotitlán Tablas is increasing during May, rising from 1% to 6% over the course of the month.
For reference, on June 21, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 9% 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 Zapotitlán Tablas is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 5.5 miles per hour to 4.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.9 miles per hour, while on August 16, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
The hourly average wind direction in Zapotitlán Tablas throughout May is predominantly from the south, with a peak proportion of 56% on May 31.
Wind Direction in May
Zapotitlán Tablas 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 Zapotitlán Tablas is gradually increasing during May, rising by 2°F, from 83°F to 85°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
Temperatures in Zapotitlán Tablas are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in May
The average accumulated growing degree days in Zapotitlán Tablas are increasing during May, increasing by 440°F, from 1,269°F to 1,709°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Zapotitlán Tablas is gradually decreasing during May, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 6.8 kWh to 5.9 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 Zapotitlán Tablas are 17.424 deg latitude, -98.781 deg longitude, and 5,919 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Zapotitlán Tablas contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,156 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,219 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (5,617 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (9,682 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Zapotitlán Tablas is covered by cropland (68%) and shrubs (30%), within 10 miles by shrubs (42%) and trees (38%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and shrubs (33%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Zapotitlán Tablas, 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 is only a single weather station, General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Zapotitlán Tablas.
At a distance of 127 kilometers from Zapotitlán Tablas, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Zapotitlán Tablas according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
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