Providence Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature in May for Providence Rhode Island for the past 57 years was 95 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on May 21, 1996, and the mean high is 68. The lowest documented temperature for Providence for the past 57 years in May was 29 on May 25, 1956, while the typical low recorded temperature is 49.
National Weather Service historical Providence May Weather data indicates that on May 11, 1963, the recorded high did not exceed 43 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Providence in the past 57 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 31, 1987, the low for the day did not drop below 70 degrees, the highest low recorded in Providence in the last 57 years.
National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Providence on May First averages 65 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 74 degrees. The low measured temperature in Providence on May First averages 44 degrees and the low on the last day of the month averages 54 degrees.
Providence typically receives an average of 3.66 inches of precipitation during the month. May Providence Weather records show that on May 31, 1984 Providence received 5.15 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in May. Providence averages 0.2 inches of snow in May.On May 9, 1977 Providence received 6.7 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in May.