Average Weather in May in Podgorica Montenegro
Daily high temperatures increase by 8°F, from 71°F to 79°F, rarely falling below 62°F or exceeding 88°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 52°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 66°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Podgorica typically range from 70°F to 91°F, while on January 13, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°F to 50°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
Portsmouth Heights, Virginia, United States (4,823 miles away); Shanyang, China (5,471 miles); and Spring City, Tennessee, United States (5,234 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Podgorica (view comparison).
The month of May in Podgorica experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 50% to 40%.
The clearest day of the month is May 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 60% of the time.
For reference, on December 7, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 87%.
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 Podgorica, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 29% and ending it at 26%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 38% on November 21, and its lowest chance is 14% on July 23.
Probability of Precipitation in May
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during May in Podgorica is decreasing, starting the month at 3.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.6 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.3 inches or falls below 0.7 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in May
Over the course of May in Podgorica, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 59 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 59 seconds, and weekly increase of 13 minutes, 50 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is May 1, with 14 hours, 4 minutes of daylight and the longest day is May 31, with 15 hours, 3 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in May
The latest sunrise of the month in Podgorica is 5:38 AM on May 1 and the earliest sunrise is 29 minutes earlier at 5:09 AM on May 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:42 PM on May 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 8:12 PM on May 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Podgorica 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 5:05 AM and sets 15 hours, 18 minutes later, at 8:23 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:08 AM and sets 9 hours, 4 minutes later, at 4:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in May
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Podgorica is gradually increasing during May, rising from 0% to 2% over the course of the month.
For reference, on August 7, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 12% 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 Podgorica is gradually decreasing during May, decreasing from 6.0 miles per hour to 5.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on February 5, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.4 miles per hour, while on June 17, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in May
Wind Direction in May
Podgorica 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 Podgorica is increasing during May, rising by 7°F, from 62°F to 69°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in May
The growing season in Podgorica typically lasts for 9.0 months (276 days), from around March 1 to around December 2, rarely starting before February 7 or after March 21, and rarely ending before November 8 or after December 22.
The month of May in Podgorica 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 Podgorica are rapidly increasing during May, increasing by 480°F, from 405°F to 885°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in May
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Podgorica is gradually increasing during May, rising by 1.0 kWh, from 5.8 kWh to 6.8 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 Podgorica are 42.441 deg latitude, 19.264 deg longitude, and 184 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Podgorica contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 574 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 190 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,924 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,812 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Podgorica is covered by artificial surfaces (74%) and grassland (11%), within 10 miles by trees (49%) and cropland (24%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and water (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Podgorica 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Podgorica.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Podgorica 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 Podgorica is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Podgorica and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .