Syracuse Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature in May for Syracuse New York for the past 61 years was 96 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on May 23, 1977, while the standard high temperature is 68. The record low May temperature in Syracuse for the last 61 years was 15 most recently encountered on May 8, 1930, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 46.
United States National Weather Service historical Syracuse May weather data indicates that on May 10, 1923, the measured high temperature did not exceed 37 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Syracuse in the past 61 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 11, 1936, the low for the day did not drop below 73 degrees, the highest low recorded in Syracuse in the last 61 years.
Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Syracuse on May First is 65 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of May is 74 degrees. The daily low temperature in Syracuse on May First averages 43 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 52 degrees.
Syracuse usually receives an average of 3.39 inches of rain during the month. According to May Syracuse Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in May was 2.36 inches on May 20, 1969. Syracuse averages 0.1 inches of snow in May.On May 12, 1996 Syracuse received 2.1 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in May.