Salt Lake City - Recent May Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Salt Lake City, Utah was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Salt Lake City had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Salt Lake City's International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Salt Lake City
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
76 53 2018 24 12
74 51 2017 23 11
73 51 2016 23 10
69 51 2015 21 10
74 50 2014 23 10
75 50 2013 24 10
74 49 2012 23 9
63 43 2011 17 6
64 42 2010 18 6
Number of days in May when the temperature in Salt Lake City dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2018 23 1
0 2017 20 2
0 2016 21 0
0 2015 14 1
0 2014 22 2
0 2013 20 1
0 2012 20 2
1 2011 8 0
2 2010 8 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Salt Lake City during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation for May in Salt Lake City
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
11 2018 1.3 32
3 2017 0.6 15
12 2016 1.6 40
18 2015 4.2 106
7 2014 1.0 26
9 2013 1.3 32
4 2012 0.7 18
13 2011 5.2 131
11 2010 2.8 71

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Salt Lake City for May and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.1 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
0 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.2 1
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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