Humidity Levels in New York During May





The average humidity in May is listed below for places in New York. The tables give daily averages along with highest and lowest relative humidity levels.

Relative humidity measures the actual amount of moisture in the air as a percentage of the maximum amount of moisture the air can hold.

All the numbers here are averages for the years 1961 to 1990.

Average Humidity

In this table, the Daily number is the average of humidity readings taken every three hours throughout the day. Morning percentages are for 7 am and Afternoon measures are for 4 pm local standard time.

Average relative humidity (%) in May
Daily Place Morning Afternoon
66 Albany 75 50
67 Binghamton 78 55
67 Buffalo 75 55
63 New York City, Central Park 72 52
70 New York JFK Airport 73 62
64 New York La Guardia Airport 71 54
67 Rochester 77 53
67 Syracuse 76 53

Highest and Lowest Humidity

Below are the averages during May for maximum and minimum humidity levels in New York. The hours when this month's highest and lowest humidity readings usually occur are given in local standard time.

Daily high and low relative humidity (%) averages in May
High Time Place Low Time
82.7 4 am Albany 50.2 4 pm
78.9 4 am Binghamton 55.0 4 pm
79.3 4 am Buffalo 54.9 4 pm
73.2 4 am New York City, Central Park 51.8 4 pm
79.2 4 am New York JFK Airport 58.9 1 pm
74.1 4 am New York La Guardia Airport 53.4 1 pm
81.6 4 am Rochester 52.9 4 pm
81.5 4 am Syracuse 53.2 4 pm
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

New York Humidity
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