Newark, NJ Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Newark, NJ during May the average high temperature is 74.7°F. The hottest day on record was May 20, 1996 when the temperature hit 99.0°F.

Newark, NJ daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 54.1°F, with the lowest temperature of 36.0°F being recorded on May 1, 1978. In May it has never frozen overnight.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Newark, NJ is 3.94 inches with rain usually falling on between 13 and 14 days. 1977 was the driest May with only 0.95 inches of rain falling, and 1989 was the wettest May with 8.85 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 24 May 1979 when 4.21 inches of rain fell.

In May it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 3 and 4 days in May.