Artigas Base
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Artigas Base, Antarctica

Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance
Winter in Artigas Base, Antarctica with rocks and icebergs afloat in the distance
May, the last month of the autumn, in Artigas Base, is another life-threatening cold month, with average temperature fluctuating between -62°C (-79.6°F) and -54°C (-65.2°F).

Temperature

In Artigas Base, Antarctica, the average high-temperature in May remains equal as in April - a still life-threatening cold -54°C (-65.2°F). In May, in Artigas Base, the average low-temperature is -62°C (-79.6°F).

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Artigas Base is 6.9h.

Sunshine

April through August, with an average of 0h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base, Antarctica, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 0 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.

What is the temperature in May in Artigas Base?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Artigas Base, Antarctica, is -54°C (-65.2°F), while the average low-temperature is -62°C (-79.6°F).

How many hours of daylight does Artigas Base have in May?

In May, the average length of the day in Artigas Base is 6.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Artigas Base?

Months with the least sunshine in Artigas Base, Antarctica, are April through August, with an average of 0h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Artigas Base?

The average sunshine in May is 0h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Artigas Base.

What is the UV index reading in May in Artigas Base?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in May: -54°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (-26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August and September (-56°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: -62°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (-29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (-64°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in May: 6.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 19.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 5.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 0h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 20h).
Months with least sunshine are April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in May - Artigas Base, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in May: 0

Months with the highest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).
Months with the lowest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 0).