May weather forecast
Palmer, AK

The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska
The scenic Mountain Park within the Mine State Historical Park in Palmer Province, Alaska

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Palmer, is a chilly month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 33.3°F (0.7°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C).

Temperature

In Palmer, the average high-temperature in May increases from a cold 36.1°F (2.3°C) in April to a frosty 48.6°F (9.2°C). In Palmer, Alaska, in May, the average low-temperature is 33.3°F (0.7°C).

Humidity

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are the least humid months in Palmer.

Rainfall

In Palmer, Alaska, it is raining for 18.3 days, with typically 1.18" (30mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Palmer, there are 190.7 rainfall days, and 17.4" (442mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, September through December. May is the last month it regularly snows. During 1.1 snowfall days, Palmer aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 76.2 snowfall days, and 33.5" (851mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Palmer is 17h and 40min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 10:03 pm. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 4:28 am and sunset at 11:19 pm AKDT.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Palmer is May, with an average of 11.8h of sunshine.

UV index

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Palmer?

In May, in Palmer, Alaska, the average high-temperature is 48.6°F (9.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 33.3°F (0.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Palmer?

May and June, with an average relative humidity of 69%, are the least humid months in Palmer, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in May in Palmer?

In May, the average relative humidity in Palmer is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Palmer?

In Palmer, Alaska, during May, the rain falls for 18.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.18" (30mm) of precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Palmer?

May is the last month it regularly snows in Palmer, Alaska. During 1.1 snowfall days, in May, Palmer aggregates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

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

In Palmer, the average day length in May is 17h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Palmer?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:43 am and sunset at 10:03 pm. On the last day of the month, in Palmer, Alaska, sunrise is at 4:28 am and sunset at 11:19 pm AKDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Palmer?

With an average of 11.8h of sunshine, May has the most sunshine of the year in Palmer.

How many hours of sunshine does Palmer have in May?

In Palmer, Alaska, the average sunshine duration in May is 11.8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Palmer?

In Palmer, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Palmer, AK

Average temperature in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average high temperature in May: 48.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (61.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 33.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Palmer, AK

Average pressure in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average pressure in May: 29.93"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (29.96"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are November and December (29.7"Hg).

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Average wind speed in May
Palmer, AK

Average wind speed in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4mph).

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Average humidity in May
Palmer, AK

Average humidity in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (87%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (69%).

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Average rainfall in May
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall in May: 1.18"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (2.24").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in May
Palmer, AK

Average rainfall days in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average rainfall days in May: 18.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall in May: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.93").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Palmer, AK

Average snowfall days in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average snowfall days in May: 1.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (14.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average daylight in May: 17h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19h and 23min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 11h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Palmer, AK

Average sunshine days in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average sunshine days in May: 9.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (5.3 days).

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Average UV index in May
Palmer, AK

Average UV index in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average UV index in May: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in May
Palmer, AK

Average cloud cover in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average cloud cover in May: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in May
Palmer, AK

Average visibility in May - Palmer, AK
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, March and April (4mi).

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