May weather forecast and climate
Kodiak, AK

Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska
Natural forests, mountains, and distant hill ranges surrounding the small town of Kodiak in Alaska

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a frosty month in Kodiak, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average low of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average high of 45.3°F (7.4°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a cold 39.7°F (4.3°C) in April, to a chilly 45.3°F (7.4°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Kodiak is 83%.

Rainfall

In Kodiak, Alaska, in May, it is raining for 15.3 days, with typically 2.72" (69mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Kodiak, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.2 days and collects up to 37.32" (948mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.6 snowfall days, Kodiak aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 35.1 snowfall days, and 13.74" (349mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Kodiak, in May, the average water temperature is 43.7°F (6.5°C).
Note: Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Kodiak, the average length of the day is 16.7h.

Sunshine

In Kodiak, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, in May, the average high-temperature is 45.3°F (7.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Kodiak?

The average relative humidity in May in Kodiak is 83%.

How much does it rain in Kodiak in May?

In May, in Kodiak, Alaska, the rain falls for 15.3 days. Throughout May, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Kodiak?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Kodiak, Alaska. During 0.6 snowfall days, in May, Kodiak aggregates 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, Alaska, the average seawater temperature in May is 43.7°F (6.5°C). Swimming in 43.7°F (6.5°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in May in Kodiak?

The average length of the day in May in Kodiak, Alaska, is 16.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average sunshine in May is 6.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kodiak?

In Kodiak, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Kodiak, AK

Average temperature in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 7.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (14.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 5.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (10.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (-0.8°C).

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Average pressure in May
Kodiak, AK

Average pressure in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1000.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Kodiak, AK

Average wind speed in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 16.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (22.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (12.5km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Kodiak, AK

Average humidity in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 69mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (115mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (17.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is March (10.8 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (80mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Kodiak, AK

Average sea temperature in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sea temperature in May: 6.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (11.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (4.2°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Kodiak, AK

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 16.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 2.6).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kodiak, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (14.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kodiak, AK

Average UV index in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 3).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Kodiak, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in May
Kodiak, AK

Average visibility in May - Kodiak, AK
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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