Scranton, PA Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Scranton, PA during May the average high temperature is 72.0°F. The hottest day on record was May 31, 2006 when the temperature hit 93.0°F.

Scranton, PA daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 47.8°F, with the lowest temperature of 25.2°F being recorded on May 7, 1974. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 9 times in May.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Scranton, PA is 3.82 inches with rain usually falling on between 14 and 15 days. 1980 was the driest May with only 1.13 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest May with 16.09 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 7 May 1973 when 4.33 inches of rain fell.

In May it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 2 and 3 days in May.