Providence, RI Climate in May

Temperature for May

In Providence, RI during May the average high temperature is 70.1°F. The hottest day on record was May 26, 2010 when the temperature hit 96.1°F.

Providence, RI daily average and extreme temperature range for May

Low Temperature

During May the overnight temperature drops to an average of 48.3°F, with the lowest temperature of 29.8°F being recorded on May 1, 1978. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 2 times in May.

Precipitation for May

In May the average monthly rainfall in Providence, RI is 4.33 inches with rain usually falling on between 13 and 14 days. 1993 was the driest May with only 1.03 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest May with 25.55 inches of rain. The wettest single day in May was 20 May 1973 when 6.69 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.